Jimmy Kimmel Confronts Nicole Scherzinger: It Was a ' Travesty ' To Kick Rachel Crow Off X Factor

Tue, December 13, 2011 4:36pm EDT by 2 Comments

Boy — Jimmy Kimmel didn’t mince words when he had all four X Factor judges: Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, Simon Cowell and L A Reid on his couch last night, Dec 12. Here’s what he ranted about  Rachel and what both Nicole and Simon confessed!

Jimmy — you couldn’t have said it better– it was ” a travesty” to kick Rachel Crow off X Factor last week. She was “remarkably more talented” than the contestant she was up against-  Marcus Canty — he insisted, while Nicole and Paula squirmed.

He even called ” America stupid”  for voting more heavily for Marcus. ” In the moment and under pressure it’s not easy to just send someone home”, Nicole whined  under Jimmy’s pressured questioning. ” But it’s all fine for Rachel now, ” Nicole insisted. ” I think she has a deal with Disney.”

Well, we’re very glad to hear Nicole talking about Rachel’s Disney deal because Hollywoodlife.com has been exclusively reporting that Disney is anxious to make a deal with Rachel, for her to eventually get her own show on their network.

Fascinatingly,  Mr  ( Usually) Nasty, Simon Cowell, like the Grinch, appears to have grown a heart with this season’s X Factor. When Jimmy replayed the video of Rachel hearing that she was voted off the show and collapsing to her knees in tears, Simon admitted that ” it was even worst than I remember.” And  yup, it was! Remember that Nicole and Paula.

And guys- stop complaining about having to do your extremely well-paid jobs! Nicole- I can assure you that many people would be happy to step in and have to make the tough decisions you’re afraid of!

Thanks for giving all the judges a bit of a hard time, Jimmy!

-BONNIE FULLER
More ‘X Factor’ News

  1. Paula Abdul Walks Off ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Set After Snide ‘X Factor’ Remark
  2. Paula Abdul Told Nicole Scherzinger To Vote Off Rachel Crow–Video Proof!
  3. The Real Reason Nicole Scherzinger Wanted Rachel Crow Kicked Off ‘X Factor’

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Betty

Posted at 2:09 PM on December 15, 2011  

I am also done with X Factor. I felt like all of the performances were “less” this week than last because obviously you can knock it out of the park and Nicole can still screw it all up. I can’t stand the sight of her ….watching her last night was the final straw for me. I hope the judges play back the entire show to see what the public are having to endure.

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Celia Slater

Posted at 3:03 PM on December 14, 2011  

I couldn’t have been happier to hear what Jimmy K. said to Nichole. It was a terrible shame Rachel did not get thru. I will not watch X Factor any more, she was the contestant I couldn’t wait to see. Oh Well… best of luck to Rachel Crow Hope you do get as big as Bieber

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