How 'X Factor' Finalists Melanie Amaro, Chris Rene & Josh Krajcik Spent Their Holidays

Wed, December 28, 2011 1:00pm EDT by 28 Comments
Courtesy of FOX

Did the finalists have themselves a merry little Christmas, or did they go all out with a celebratory bash? Get the details here!

Anyone who watched the first season of The X Factor knows it’s been a stressful couple of months for winner Melanie Amaro, and runners-up Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene. That’s why is happy to report that all three finalists “spent the Christmas holiday with family at their respective homes.”

“They all have been apart from their families for a great amount of time over the last three months,” an X Factor insider tells us. “So they each took time to relax and spend quality time with their families — out of the bubble of The X Factor.”

Even Melanie, who has to film her Pepsi commercial in time for it to air during the Super Bowl in February, got some time to relax and enjoy the holidays.

— Reporting by Russ Weakland