Jillian Jensen Cut From X Factor 2012 Finalists — Will Not Go On to Live Shows
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Jillian Jensen Cut From X Factor 2012 Finalists — Will Not Go On to Live Shows

Be still, our breaking heart. Brave X Factor contestant Jillian Jensen won our hearts during her Season 2 audition, tearfully telling judge Demi Lovato about her brutal past battling bullying.

In the final taped episode before the Season 2 live shows, Demi is forced to choose between sassy CeCe Frey and Jillian. It’s obviously a tough decision for Demi (who even tweeted during the ep, “Judging @TheXFactorUSA is a REAL tough job!”). Demi chooses CeCe over Jillian, telling her, “Jillian, you’re going home, I’m so sorry.”

What’s Jillian been up to since being cut from the show? She’s tweeting up a storm, including this inspiration missive just before her elimination was aired: “I am a butterfly, this is my opportunity to fly.” Get it, girl. We can’t wait to see you back onstage soon!

10.24.2012 / 07:27 AM EDT by Whitney Ricketts
Related: The X Factor, Demi Lovato, Jillian Jensen

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