Just when she thought her journey on The X Factor had come to an end, Honey G was given another chance last night, much to the shock of ITV viewers.
The 35-year-old rapper had failed to make it through the Six Chair Challenge on Sunday night’s show. However, her newfound fortune came after singer Ivy Grace failed to get a visa that would let her travel to Sharon Osbourne’s LA house to film the next part of the competition.
Sharon said: “I’m really disappointed that Ivy couldn’t continue in the competition but I really wish her well.
“I thought long and hard about who can take Ivy’s place in the competition and I have never received so many calls and texts about an auditionee before.
“She’s larger than life, she’s fun, she’s different to everyone else in this competition… and I love different.”
Honey G was sympathetic: “I think Ivy’s voice is incredible and she’s very talented. She definitely would have gone very far in the competition if she had stayed.
“Obviously it’s a great shame she couldn’t progress but I’m very lucky and very happy to be back in the competition, a complete stroke of luck for me.”
But clearly thought her second chance in the competition was well deserved: “I’m not just belting out an amazing voice, I am what is happening right now in the music scene. I’m the whole shebang.”
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