CeCe Frey is in our, like, top five favorite people of all time. And since she finished sixth on The X Factor USA Season 2 and was cut from the game, we’ve been feeling blue. But even though we watched her struggle week after week, we held onto hope that she’d make it through.
Turns out, we were the only ones who were dying for her to win. CeCe talked to MTV after her elimination, and she had a totally different perspective.
"You hope for that, but I pretty much knew," she said of her chances of winning. "I mean, I had leopard print on my face, for Christ's sake! I pretty much knew that I wasn't that cookie-cutter girl that you pick to win one of these things, but I knew that I was going to use this and run with it."
So, what’s next for CeCe? No doubt she’ll keep on fighting as fiercely as she did week after week. As for how she finished, she’s got a great attitude. "You bet your ass I'm happy with sixth place!" the 21-year-old says. She and her tribe are in this for the long haul, it seems, and we have no doubt we’ll be hearing more from her sooner than later.