Former X-Factor Hopeful Defends Paula and Nicole


The booted off contestant scolds fans for death threats against show’s judges.

Posted: 12/07/2011 11:00 AM EST
former x-factor star Drew Ryniewicz defends paula and nicole


Team Ryniewicz: back off the X-Factor’s lady judges. This message comes directly from your team leader Drew Ryniewicz herself.


Rabid Ryniewicz fans went wild on X-Factor judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger after giving their singer the boot. Abdul and Scherzinger were flooded with death threats via Facebook and Twitter after their decision went live over television airwaves. Sources say even co-judge Simon Cowell was "furious" with the duo's decision.


But TMZ is reporting that the 14-year old singing hopeful isn’t taking her loss that hard and she’s telling her fans they shouldn’t either.


Ryniewicz told the website she was shocked by the hail of hate and added, “That’s not what I represent and that’s not what I want my fans to represent. No one deserves death threats.” is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.


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