Why was X Factor so cruel to our daughter? Amelia Lily"s parents attack decision to have judges axe one of their acts

Why was X Factor so cruel to our daughter Amelia Lily”s parents attack decision to have judges axe one of their acts

1:58 AM on 11th October 2011

Distraught: Amelia, flanked by Kelly Rowland and X Factor host Dermot O

Distraught: Amelia, flanked by Kelly Rowland and X Factor host Dermot O”Leary

“I was so upset”: Amelia Lily said her exit from the show was “cruel” and “disgusting”

Singing no more: 16-year-old Amelia was pictured leaving the ITV studios following her appearance on This Morning Singing no more: 16-year-old Amelia was pictured leaving the ITV studios following her appearance on This Morning

Singing no more: 16-year-old Amelia was pictured leaving the ITV studios following her appearance on This Morning

Visibly upset: Luke Lucas didn

Visibly upset: Luke Lucas didn”t take it well when he was told he hadn”t made it

How Kelly changed her tune

Feeling the strain: Gary Barlow admitted he thought the age bar might need to be raised

Feeling the strain: Gary Barlow admitted he thought the age bar might need to be raised

Going home: Essex duo 2 Shoes arrives at the ITV studios this morning to give their post-elimination interview

Going home: Essex duo 2 Shoes arrives at the ITV studios this morning to give their post-elimination interview

So long, farewell: Johnjo Kerr and James Michael bid the show goodbye

So long, farewell: Johnjo Kerr and James Michael bid the show goodbye

Stocking up: Rhythmix made a trip to the grocery store today

Stocking up: Rhythmix made a trip to the grocery store

Getting along well: Members of The Risk and Nu Vibe greet each other outside the house today

Getting along well: Members of The Risk and Nu Vibe greet each other outside the house the morning after the evictions

Survivor: Johnny Robinson was put through following his camp Cher tribute performance on Saturday

Survivor: Johnny Robinson was put through following his camp Cher tribute performance on Saturday