'The X Factor' Top 9 results: Lakoda Rayne, LeRoy Bell or Marcus Canty, who went home?

x-factor-top-9-results.jpgAfter a group performance, "The X Factor" jumped right into the eliminations by bringing Drew Ryniewicz and Lakoda Rayne front and center. We were pretty sure it wasn't going to be Drew going home, but we were relieved when Lakoda Rayne's name was announced.

Lakoda Rayne was OK on the show, but I thought their time had come. I'm very interested to see what happens with Paula after this - does she just sit there and judge like normal?

After Lakoda Rayne was eliminated as the lowest vote-getter, the final two were revealed to be Marcus and LeRoy. Nooooo! You have got to be kidding me. I'm so surprised that Astro is not in the bottom.

Both fellows sing for their lives and then the judges vote. Personally, I think LeRoy did more for his case during the sing-for-your-life part, but we'll see. Obviously, L.A. and Nicole vote for their respective group members, so the guys are tied 1-1 going to Paula and Simon's votes.

So Paula agrees with me that LeRoy did better on the sing-off part, so she votes for Marcus to leave. It's down to Simon and he interestingly decides to let the public decide, so he deadlocks it by voting to send LeRoy home. I hope LeRoy is staying. Do the judges know, do you think? I bet they do.

And then LeRoy is leaving! Oh my gosh, no way. I'm so surprised. Wow. What a bummer.  What say you, "X Factor" fans?
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