Was LeAnn Rimes Drunk on 'The X Factor'?


Was LeAnn Rimes drunk when she performed live on The X Factor? If she wasn't, why did so many lash out at her online? Tonight, the controversial country crooner answers to her critics in an exclusive interview with Nancy O'Dell.

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LeAnn's X Factor performance back in December with 13-year-old contestant Carly Rose Sonenclar was trashed on the Internet, with people claiming that the Grammy winner sang too loud and leaned on Sonenclar because she was intoxicated.

"I know what I take seriously," says LeAnn, denying the claims that she was drunk. "I would never ever do anything to hurt a 13-year-old little girl. … I know how it feels."

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Is LeAnn ready to rise above the criticism? Watch the video to find out.

LeAnn's new album Spitfire, featuring the new single Borrowed, drops April 9.