Lorde, Ellie Goulding and Ed Sheeran Defend Bullied 'X Factor' Contestant
By Antoinette Bueno
ThoughX Factor New Zealand contestant Joe Irvine was straight-up humiliated by British singer Natalia Kills and her husband, singer Willy Moon, during his now much-talked about audition, he's very clearly getting the last laugh.
After Natalia's over-the-top critique that Joe "copied" her husband's look -- calling him "a laughing stock, cheesy and disgusting," while Willy backed her up by calling him "creepy" and comparing him to Psycho killer Norman Bates -- the two were fired from the hit show. And now, a number of musicians have reached out to Joe to show their support for the bullied contestant, who still managed to call Natalia "beautiful" after her beyond-harsh comments during the live show.
Luckily, the current judges on NBC's hit singing competition The Voice seem much nicer than the now-fired Natalia and Willy! ET caught up with Adam Levine and Blake Shelton in November, when they dished about what's really in those "Starbucks" cups on the show ....