20/09/2015 17:00 BST | Updated 20/09/2015 19:59 BST

‘X Factor': Stephanie Beeby And Princess Diamond Leave Bootcamp After Forgetting Their Words

Stephanie Beeby and Princess Diamond left the ‘X Factor’ on Sunday night, after separately forgetting their words during the first bootcamp challenge.

The hopefuls were set a group task and had to work with singers from other categories, and the pressure got too much for 17-year-old Stephanie.

Stephanie thanked the judges and left the show...

During her group’s otherwise successful rendition of Tina Turner’s ‘Proud Mary’, Stephanie broke down in tears when it came to her line.

Speaking to the judges after, she explained: “I got confused with the timing.

“I know I can sing, that’s the thing.”

The judges took just minutes to decide on Stephanie’s fate, and proved that they’re not messing around this year by calling time in her stint in the competition.

As a tearful Stephanie made her way off the stage, Nick Grimshaw got up to give her a hug, and encouraged the youngster to return to the competition next year.

...While Princess fell to the floor

Princess Diamond suffered a similar fate - though made a louder exit - after forgetting the lines to Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’.

Princess’s group included Monica Michael, who was at first asked to step forward along with Princess.


Luckily for her, when Cheryl Fernandez-Versini asked Simon Cowell, “Are you mad?”, he asked Monica to step back again, and she held on to her place in the competition. Just.

Arena auditions favourite Anton Stephans also forgot his line, during a rendition of ‘All About That Bass’, however the panel made the decision to keep him in the competition.

The bootcamp auditions continue next week.

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