The nation - well, those still tuning in for 'X Factor', anyway - stopped in their tracks on Sunday evening when Ella Henderson, the only female contestant left in the show, and certainly one of the most talented - was voted off the stage, after a risible deadlock vote with James Arthur.

Tulisa was furious, the other judges stunned, and Nicole called it "a tragedy for the show".

But what about Ella herself? She tells us, plus what happens now... WATCH ABOVE.