X Factor: Amelia Lily holds “no grudge” against Kelly Rowland

X Factor reject Amelia Lily has spoken out after being eliminated in the first live show.

On Sunday, each of the four judges on the X Factor had to vote off one of their own acts as part of a twist. Kelly Rowland shocked the audience and viewers as she chose to send home Amelia, who was one of the favourites in the competition.

“If it was down to the public, I would have got through. My fan base is huge.” – Amelia speaking to BBC Radio1 Newsbeat programme this week.

She went on to say that she has “no grudge” towards Kelly Rowland for choosing her to leave the show. Kelly has revealed that Amelia will be attending this week’s show as her guest. James Michael, Jonjo Kerr and 2 Shoes were also eliminated from the show on Sunday.