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X Factor dumps all viewer votes from last night

The X Factor is discarding all viewer votes cast last night because of an on-screen error that displayed inaccurate phone numbers. Dancing with the Stars did the exact same thing a few weeks ago.

A message on the show’s Facebook page said:

“As a result of a graphics error (incorrect voting numbers were displayed on screen) during the performance recap at the end of tonight’s East Coast broadcast of THE X FACTOR, the Top 13 acts will perform their ‘Save Me’ songs for America’s re-vote, in a live, one-hour performance show airing tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 7.”

Results will revealed next week. Simon Cowell wrote on Twitter that “a couple of contestants they must be thanking their lucky stars they get to sing another song tomorrow,” and explained that “everyone has to sing their save me song live tomorrow and America will vote on that performance.”

By “America,” he’s making a joke, because please.

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