The X Factor, a reality show that is seeing a sharp decline in its popularity faces yet more scandal. A woman who auditioned for the show has claimed that auditions are staged and highly edited.
Shianne Phillips, who appeared on Saturday’s show opened up about her experience.
She revealed: “It’s staged. They posted around 30% of my performance, and it was edited to look entirely different from how it really was. I sang two songs and received four standing ovations. I was forced to sing the Whitney song and was told if I sang the song, I would get through. I had actually chosen four other songs instead.”
Shianne initially performed Leona Lewis’ Homeless and received a standing ovation but that it was never aired. She said: “I received two standing ovations when I sangHomeless, and the audience was booing Simon and Rita.