'X Factor' Act Ivy Grace Paredes Loses Spot In Competition Over Visa Issues

‘X Factor tried their best to help, but ran out of time.'

‘X Factor’ hopeful Ivy Grace Paredes has been forced to prematurely bow out of the competition, due to problems obtaining a visa to travel to the US.

After viewers saw Ivy sail through to the Six Chair Challenge in this Sunday’s (18 September) edition of the ITV talent show, The Sun has reported that she then bagged herself one of the coveted seats.

Unfortunately, though, she was since forced to give it up, when visa issues prevented her from travelling to Sharon Osbourne’s Los Angeles home for the Judges’ Houses stage of the contest.

<strong>Ivy after her initial audition, which aired earlier this month</strong>
Ivy after her initial audition, which aired earlier this month

This year’s Judges’ Houses will see Robbie Williams helping Sharon out for the second time at her LA home, while Louis Walsh will be assisted by Alesha Dixon.

Stacey Solomon (Series 6, 2009)

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