Astro Says He Might Quit X Factor But Willing To Give it Another Week!

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X Factor contestant, Astro, who revealed to the Hollywood Reporter yesterday that he did not believe he was really in the bottom two–hence the onstage hissy fit–tells the New York Post that his mom wants him to quit the show, but he’s willing to give it another week!

Those of you who assumed Astro’s mom gave him a stern lecture…think again! “She knew what was going on,” he says. “She was tellin’ me, ‘Just leave. You need to leave and go home.’ It’s stupid, you know. But I told my mom, ‘Let’s at least try it one more time. Let’s get one more week in.’ ”

That’s mighty big of Astro, but at this point, I think the voting public is going to take care of that little dilemma for him.

“I don’t see how you can have the most followers on Twitter out of everybody in the competition and get voted in the bottom two. So, I thought something was jiggy,” the 15 year old rapper tells the Post.

Astro thinks he’s being punished, reportedly for wearing a pair of Dr. Dre headphones onstage.  A competitor, Sony, is an X Factor sponsor.

A FOX spokesperson responds to Astro’s accusations, “After the public vote, Astro was in the bottom two last week. All votes are collected and tallied by an independent vote management firm. The results were certified to be true and accurate.”

Astro doesn’t think he’s cocky, no sir!

“It’s a competition,” he points out. “We are all fighting to stay here. How you going to say I’m cocky? Muhammad Ali does this. It’s not cocky, it’s confidence.”

“You going to call me arrogant for believing in myself? Come on! It’s a competitive sport. Rappin’ is the closest thing to boxing. Jay-Z said that. You gotta fight every day.

“Where I am from, I had to fight every day just to keep my name, Astro. I had to battle every day with someone on the corner. On the way to school, on the way everywhere. So, I am not backing down.”

Simon Cowell HAS TO BE LOVING THIS. They’ll milk the controversy until Astro is voted off (Any minute now. Seriously) Then Simon and Sony will snap that boy right up, bad attitude or no.

 
  • http://twitter.com/HaleysShindig ShreddingHalien

    Oh, Asstro, please grace us with your non-singing self one more week for the lawlz! Gimmeabreak kid. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/tammyluebrecht Tammy Luebrecht

    Astro, please leave and take your cocky attitude with you. Geez, I really cannot stand this kid.

  • Kylee

    Please, just quit!

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Astro is strongly hinting that he’s doing a Jay-Z song tonight.  I have a feeling he’s gonna give one hell of a show whether “America” votes for him or not.

    I’ll laugh my ass off if he does “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”.

    Maybe this is all a part of creating a brand/image of a rebel child.

  • Trina

    Aw kiddo its ok! Judging by fans reaction to his jackass level outburst he’ll be lucky to last till next week. Nothing to think about there!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1782452271 Eric Ascher

    Honestly, I hated Astro from the start. So this past week has been awesome for me. I can’t stand rap music, especially from a kid as cocky as him. So long Astro, you won’t be missed.

  • Anonymous

    If he is willing to quit, then he in no way deserves the prize. Seriously, instead of being grateful for the experience, you don’t go all out and act like an idiot and threaten to quit the show. If you pulled this stunt at work, you would be gone. 

  • chessguy99

    Does anybody outside of the XF bubble even care about what Astro says?

  • Anonymous

    LoL! Now it is going into circus level of ridiculousness.

  • http://twitter.com/Ricky_Rob Ricky Rob

    Ladies and Gentlemen, this is what Kanye West is teaching the youth of America. I didn’t get the memo that said you could be selfish and arrogant…cause, um well you have a lot of social media followers. And don’t get me started on his mother…..

  • Anonymous

    I hate rap anyway, so good riddance to the brat.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    You DO realize that 99.9% of rappers are JUST as cocky as Astro – if not more so.  He’s personality is perfectly in line with the genre.  It may not play well on a reality TV show contest but fans of rap wouldn’t even blink at this behavior.

  • Anonymous

    Sure.  We’ll see how that works out for you, kid.  You’d be a moron not to milk it for as long as you can in front of the big audience.
    One way or the other, there’s gonna be some crash and burn coming up.  Maybe entertaining enough to make me tune in live instead of just watching the vids here.

  • Anonymous

    Its funny you mentioned Kanye west, because the whole time i have been reading about this kid, i keep wondering if him and kanye are related. (just kidding)  Same delusional, arrogant attitude though. LoL

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    Man, Astro is hilarious. If he wasn’t 15 I’d want him to hang around just for the LOLs. How can you not love this Lil’ cocky bastard’s antics? Especially when united with a format that almost DEMANDS niceties from it’s contestants? Talk about worlds colliding. LMAO.

  • Anonymous

    Seriously?!? This teenager has been a Quitter from the start!  He quit the bootcamp choreography because it was “too hard” and “I dont need to learn dance fo hip hop”, he almost quit last week when he didn’t think he needed to “sing for his life”, and now this.  I actually think he’s talented for a 15 yr old, but geez, he’s destroying his future making baseless claims, and Quitting every time things don’t go his way.

    I don’t think Astro understands, some people following him on Twitter are Not fans voting for him, but people who want to read the next crazy, outrageous thing he tweets!

  • Deeg

    If the ratings spike tonight, then ok the “controversy” worked – but so far the ratings for the sh ow have been going down – not up.  Personally I think Astro is very talented and that shtick might work in hip-hop (see Kanye)…someone will sign him.  Im not a fan of that type of ‘music’ – but I also didn’t like him from the beginning, and now really can’t stand him.  I wouldn’t be surprised at all to see him in the B2 or B3 – isn’t this a double elimination?  

  • Tess

    You DO realize that 99.9% of rappers are JUST as cocky as Astro

    I’d be the last person to buy a rap CD, or stand in line for a concert but since I absolutely luvs me some rappers who have gone on to movies or TV (LL Cool J, Ice T, early Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Marky Mark, I really have to disagree with the assesment that all rappers are cocky.  If you really look at the genre you find some really great peeps that have been and are in the business.

    As far as Astro….I don’t watch the show and could really care less….and if someone gives him a contract after he burns his X-Factor bridges…that’s OK.  Life does have a way of cutting down peeps with an attitude.  It may take a while but it does happen.  

    My pet peeve is that Astro “uses” and abuses Ali when he brings that man up in a conversation.  The kid knows 2% about Ali’s life and uses that to justify his tirades.  Stupid, stupid!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HDFBWEFJRU3YZDSYNGBBFY3JSQ Adolf Hipster

    I’m no Simon but i’m loving this so much.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Man, if you only met Marky Mark and Ice T when THEY were 15 – trust me they were HELLRAISERS with long rap sheets.  But of course they’ve grown up and matured since then. Just as Astro will. I’ll give you Will Smith – he’s always been the “happy rap” type and came from a stable middle class family.

  • Kylee

    Honestly, I don’t think people outside of the XF bubble will care…there are actually people who will probably tune out not only for his attitude, but for the day change.

  • Anonymous

    Not sure who’s been blowing smoke up this kid’s ass that he’s all that and a bag of chips, but they’re not doing him any favors.  Enjoy your 15 minutes; I hope you’re doing well in school though.

  • g1dragon

    This is Replying to all you haters out there…..Astro is on his way to the biggest career ever! Haters hate all you want….this kid has already been snatched by someone who recognizes GREAT talent and will soon have a recording deal with one of the biggest names out there.. DUH!!! Do you guys really believe America voted him in the bottom 2? Use your common sense!!  

  • http://twitter.com/desireechick kesia monteith

    Yeah, and Will Smith was crucified by the rap community for it. This is so much fun though. I mean, this kid is literally going to kill his chances on this show with all this unnecessary blabbing. I mean, he knows this is a reality show, right? When he is gone this week, I think the fun will stop, and the show will go back to being not so exciting, again. Sad, this show needs some new buzz quick, because this will die out very soon.

  • Anonymous

    I am really surprised by the someone will snap him up and he will sell meme a bit odd.  Is that because he’s a kid rapper?  Nothing is guaranteed.  This kid needs this show, he needs to be on week in and week out.  The only reason he is popular right now is because he is on the Xfactor.  There are plenty of talented reality show peeps who had huge followings only to be a footnote to the show they were on.  Astro by virtue of being a rapper is no different.

  • Jewlmc

    The sad thing is that I have no doubt this kid is being coached to say this.

  • g1dragon

    Replying to all you haters out there…..Astro is on his way to the biggest career ever! Haters hate all you want….this kid has already been snatched by someone who recognizes GREAT talent and will soon have a recording deal with one of the biggest names out there.. DUH!!! Do you guys really believe America voted him in the bottom 2? Use your common sense!!

  • Anonymous

    Oh, balogna, Astro, you are way too young to be that full of hot air. 

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    I agree.  As soon as Astro’s gone, I’m out.  I’ll just check on here for the results.

  • koshka

    “I don’t see how you can have the most followers on Twitter out of everybody in the competition and get voted in the bottom two. So, I thought something was jiggy,” the 15 year old rapper tells the Post.

     

    IDK I used to follow ScottyMac for his food references and Paul (whats his face) for his colorful commentary. 

  • Anonymous

    I find it odd that personalities have to conform to a genre.  Kinda spoils the fun of noncomformity.

  • IdolyEverAfter

    What a brat!!  And what disrespect for the other contestants.   There are millions of voters, and thousands of people following him on twitter.   Lots of people who vote aren’t on twitter.  His mother should be ashamed of herself to teach him those kinds of values.  No wonder the youth of America have no respect!  X Factor is getting to the point where every week wili be a shock boot, because the contestants are that good.  NOBODY is safe, not even little brat Astro.  I hope LA Reid and Simon Cowell give him another talking to, and teach him what his parents haven’t.   I had no idea he had such a bad attitude.   I guess in rap, that’s a good thing.  But I do hope even the “leaders of Rap” give this kid a talking to. 

  • koshka

    Yes, I do. Common sense says that the demo for this show doesn’t like ungrateful, mouthy kids. Seen it on other similar shows.

  • koshka

     Is that because he’s a kid rapper?

     

    He is a rappn’ Beiber, of course he’ll be big. LOL

    ETA: I wonder if he realizes that if he leaves now and gets a recording contract that it could be up to a year before they even allow him to release something? If he leaves at 9, he may be completely forgotten about.. go the route of Pia.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Not if Simon signs him.  I’m predicting a co-signing deal with LA Reid’s Epic Records and SYCO (Simon’s company).

  • Anonymous

    Yes, I truly believe Astro was in the bottom two last week. BTW, I’m not a “hater”.

    I was refraining from commenting on this situation, due to the fact that Astro is one of my favorite contestants and I was trying to give him a little leadway due to his age.
    However, now the only words that come to mind as Astro continues to show his immaturity are: “What a Brat!”.

    His mother is not doing him any favors, either. She isn’t teaching Astro the lessons that could be applied to similar situations later in life.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_77XKRQPX563XAN5ZA27W3JAONE S

    One of the reasons I don’t like rap is the mega big egos of many of rappers. Many times they rap about themselves, their money, their cars and their egos.

    I guess he is following in their footsteps.

  • koshka

    Even if Simon or LA sign him. They’ll want to finish the season, assuming there is a tour of some sort and then the winner *usually* gets signed and releases first. That could be almost a year. If he acts like an asshat behind the scenes, it’ll take longer. 

  • Anonymous

    He is not a star yet. Being able to write his own rap is good, but he is not the only one who can do that at his age. Bottom line is I haven’t seen a genius or star in him.

    And a recording deal does not guarantee anything. It’s his attitude that makes many people turn their back on him – it’s not their fault.

  • Chris

    Its all clear now, if his mom didn’t check him.  My mom would have been first, then my grandmother would have checked me, then my Dad, then my aunts would have shown up and formed a prayer circle to pray the devil out of me.  

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Well, let’s take a look at last years X-Factor UK lot.  Simon signed the Top 4.  #5 Mary Byrne got a record deal and so did #9 Aiden Grimshaw.

    #5 Mary Byrne released 1st.  An album of covers on Mother’s Day
    #4 Cher was next with her 1st single “Swagger Jagger” in August.
    #3 One Direction was next with their 1st single “What Makes You Beautiful” in September.
    #1/Winner Matt Cardle didn’t drop his 1st single or album until late October
    #4 Cher release her album the first week of November
    #3 One Direction just released their album this week
    #2 Rebecca just released her 1st single this week and will release her debut album the first week of December.
    #9 Aiden Grimshaw is set to release in early 2012

    So, SYCO/Simon Cowell will release whatever he wants, whenever he wants.

  • http://twitter.com/KeyeraMullins Keyera Mullins

    This is just ridiculous…Simple as that! An attitude like that will get you nowhere in life. I can’t believe how he acts given this once in a life time opportunity.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    I just realized after this week there are only 4 episodes left.

  • Anonymous

    Paul McDonald had a huge twitter following while on Idol and came in 8th place…  go figure.

  • Anonymous

    Its all clear now, if his mom didn’t check him. My mom would have been first, then my grandmother would have checked me, then my Dad, then my aunts would have shown up and formed a prayer circle to pray the devil out of me. 

    LOL.  Yeah, that’s an odd parenting choice there.  I think a big part of watching our kids participate in any activity is noticing when they’re veering toward bad sportsmanship and then correcting that ASAP.  If the coach kicks my kid out of the dugout for being a bad sport, I’m going to hope he learned his lesson – not coddle him and validate his whining.     

    I do have sympathy for this kid though, as he was obviously too busy fighting on the street corner to learn how reality TV competitions work. 

  • koshka

    This isn’t XFactor UK, this is the US. Things may work differently here, like greed and black Friday $$.

  • Anonymous

    I’m going to continue to stick up for him and tell you all that you don’t get inner city kids. Astro described himself perfectly. I work with them and they are like him (and worse… way worse). It’s their armour… it’s what they do to get through the day. That kid is a poetic genius. My kids in school are wild for him. One was talking yesterday about his use of personification and said, “Man, I wish I could do that”. Astro’s mom knows the game. He got his exposure because posting on datpiff and mixtapes doesn’t get you a recording contract but this does. So, continue to call him an arrogant brat… this kid knows himself. If America doesn’t get him  so  be  it … this will not be the last we her from him. LA and Simon know a cash cow when they see one.

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    He got bad feedback on hip hop sites for his attitude, its not doing him any favors with the rap community. Which is not to say it will end his rap career, but it is not automatic that it’s a big plus. His LYRICS are what is going to save him with rap fans, not his attitude.

    My thing is this… ego-tastic entertainers have existed through all genres. Van Morrison is a notoriously nasty guy and has been known to do whole concerts with his back to the audience, as did Miles Davis (I am not saying Astro is anywhere near that level BTW).

    Not all high profile rappers are egomaniacs or gangstas. Nobody has ever called Drake, B.O.B, Common, etc male divas. This kid does not rap about selling drugs or running though women, so he’s not a gangsta nor is he a thug (he’s actually ANTI that stuff in his rhymes). But people will go there in a hot second because he raps. Same with Kanye West, who is as far from criminal as one gets… dude had a hit song about JESUS. LOL. But he is still talked about as if he is Satan. Kanye’s just a creative guy with a huge obnoxious ego, just like many before him. And apparently, Astro! LOL

    I don’t like Astro’s ‘tude and I think it does not bode well for his future as a professional entertainer, but I don’t HATE him over it and I probably would buy his record if it was good. Plus I am continuosly amused by his presence on this show, which is not set up for rap period and definitely not set up for an egomaniac to compete. This has to be the worst match in history. And it is entertaining as hell!

  • wellhesback

    this is one of the many reasons I don’t watch x-factor.

    child getting too big for his britches. actually anyone any age who acted like an entitled jerk would turn me off. All the exposure, the salary that goes with the show – & this kid has this attitude? I sure don’t need it.

  • http://twitter.com/desireechick kesia monteith

    Like there isn’t any big egos in the rock community? Don’t they have some extra bravado too? Find it all to be a double standard to be honest…

  • RockiDreams

    Good grief, another reason not to tune into this show. 

  • Anonymous

    Maybe Astro gets his brattiness from his mom? If he quits, I’m sure someone will sign him, but he isn’t going to get a record deal anything close to what he’d receive if he somehow won XFactor.

    I’m tired of this kid’s big head and entitled attitude.Don’t let the door hit you in the butt on your way out, kid

  • Anonymous

    I’m simply talking about a teenager on a reality competition show, who seems to want to Quit when things get tough or don’t go his way.  Don’t know about the rest…

  • Tess

    Syco is not a prominant label in the US, is it?  I don’t think, other than Ms. Boyle and one song from (from what’s her fanny that sang Bleeding Love) that any of Simon’s finds have done very well west of the Atlantic.  And, unless I am totally misinformed, for the most part the Syco singers haven’t had much continual success once the new crop of S-Fers have hit the recording studio.

    And….if Idol can’t get cred for their singers….will hip hop and rap really embrace an entitled 15 year old from a reality show as one of their next great finds.  Just a wunnerin’.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kat-Myers/100001011861766 Kat Myers

    True that … And Haley had one of the lowest twitter and facebook followings and came in third.  Twitter and facebook do not correlate to votes or placement.

  • Anonymous

    Dear Astro, 

    You can be confident without being a bratty little tool.  Please just go so that somebody else doesn’t have to.

  • Mateja Praznik

    Syco artists with US record deals:

    RCA: Leona Lewis (originally J Records), JLS (originally Jive)
    Epic: Alexandra Burke. Michael Grimm
    Columbia: One Direction (just signed!), Susan Boyle, Jackie Evancho, Il Divo

    Basically, Syco operates through the big three US Sony labels in the USA.

  • http://twitter.com/desireechick kesia monteith

    So wait, which hip hop sites are giving Astro negative feedback? Curious to know…

  • chili1000

    It’s amazing how quickly people are to judge others.  It think it’s perfectly logical for someone like Astro to believe that there is no way he was in the bottom 2.  He knows he is good at what he does.  When you line up all of the contestants it is obvious that he is one of the most talented.  We know that, and he does to. 

    What he doesn’t know is the demographics of the voting public and how they vote in these competitions.  LA and Simon should have sat him down and explained to him that they were in uncharted territory with him and and there was no way of knowing how long he would last, but to do his thing and see what would happen – that he might last one week or that he might go all the way, but either way the exposure is worth it.  The kid is smart.  I think he would have accepted that and his attitude would have been completely different.

    The adults are playing a game but someone forgot to tell the kid who sticks out like a sore thumb what the rules are.

    And talk about egos – one of the biggest in the business is running this whole thing.

  • dee pee

    just all of them in general.  He’s getting more flack then support for what he did from the average rap fan on forums, blogs, etc.  People think he acted like a little baby, a handful of rap fans have been defending what he did because he stood up for what he believed in, because he’s just a kid, or whatever..just like on here.  But just like on here the average rap fan thinks what he did was stupid.

    They’re definitely not as appalled as people on here, but most think he was being a little baby about it and should have just taken the situation like a man instead of whining about it..  And instead of calling him a “little brat”, the average 15-30 year old rap fan thinks he’s a “little bitch” for handling the situation the way he did lol.

  • Anonymous

    Agree that Astro is talented, but acting like a snotty nosed brat will not get him anywhere in this world!! I’m pretty sure he will be signed..most probably by LA Reid. An attitude adjustment wouldn’t hurt him!!

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    What dee pee just said. I saw flack on World Star Hip Hop and SOHH, and a few others.

    ETA: I forgot to metion the thrubbing he got on some of the black gossip blogs like Bossip.

  • http://twitter.com/lufflyness Jenna

    I bet he is saying this so if he gets eliminated this week (which is very likely) he can say “it was actually my decision”.

    Honestly if this is confidence to him I’d love to see what he considers cockiness or arrogance… He just seems too immature for this show right now. Maybe he’ll get lucky and someone prominent in the rap community will take him under his wing after the show and show him the ropes, but on his own he will get eaten alive by the industry.

  • rocklet1

    this kid dug his own grave. and him continuing to talk about is not making it any better in his behalf.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Simon is just as greedy in the UK as he is here.  The only difference is that most X-Factor winners are give time to record their album.  Almost a full year.  Same with many runner’s up. While Idol contestants have to crank something out in 3 months.

    I have no idea how Simon will handle the 1st US X-Factor winner.  He might do the same.  Give them a year to work on and develop an album.

  • Anonymous

    Give him credit, he knows how to get people talking about him for better or worse………..

  • Anonymous

    Yes, Astro is talented and seems to be assuming that he will be signed no matter what.   However, with this attitude I’m thinking that he may find that being signed to a label is not all that easy and guaranteed.
    Grow up, Astro!

  • amadcow2

    Alright, this is just too funny.  If he keeps this up, they could easily just dress him down on the show, and poison his chance for a contract behind the scenes.  If I were a producer of the show, I’d send him packing.  This week is a double elimination.  I’m betting Astro is one of them.

  • dee pee

    lol just saw Stacy’s interview on Wendy Williams and she grew up in the exact same neighbourhood as Astro LoL!  Brownsville, Brooklyn.  And they’re the ones with the most attitude hahahaha.  Must be a new york thing.

  • Anonymous

    Hearing that Astro’s mother thinks he should leave the competition reminds me of the mother of a sports star who knows her son will be signed and is working behind the scenes to make secret deals. Of course, giving her the benefit of the doubt, she might just not want to see her son go though something that is hurting him emotionally.

    I’m sure they’ll do an X-Factor tour. It will be interesting to see the response to Astro, as I would think the tour would pull people that like the Melanies and the Drews and while he’ll get a good response, he might view the tour as a waste of time on the way to his future rap career. It will also be interesting to see what producers will work with Astro. It’s not like they can round up the usual pop suspects a la Ryan Tedder.

  • dee pee

    No but they can easily get all the biggest rap producers out right now like the producers that produce for Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, etc that i’m sure would love to work with him.

  • Anonymous

    I hope he doesn’t go this week. I like watching him perform. He’s crazy to be acting like a brat and risking all this exposure; but I can’t help laughing, because on these shows everyone is ‘supposed’ to be eteeeernally positive. To see someone who isn’t is kind of hilarious. 

  • http://twitter.com/KariannHart Kariann Hart

    Whether Astro leaves or quit does not matter to me.  However, if his family allows him to quit, this will be a life lesson he will never forget.  “If I don’t get my own way, I can always quit – this job, this marriage, this contract, whatever…”

    Sad, that he took the place of a more deserving contestant.

  • Anonymous

    Astro was just on Access Hollywood, stating he thought his sales would go down by thirty thousand this week, but instead they went up twenty.  How odd; wouldn’t the producers have had to set up an interview with Access?  This kid is looking like a producer creation:  he may be many things, but for sure he is good television.

  • Anonymous

    This isn’t XFactor UK, this is the US. Things may work differently here, like greed and black Friday $$.     

    No difference, those things are at work over there too. 

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Sales?  Like his iTunes sales?  I know his Twitter followers blew up by over 10K.

    And, yeah, the producers set up the interviews but I think they’re giving the press constant access to the contestants during the show (unlike Idol in the past).  So, considering Astro brought the drama last week, it’s not surprising the press is focusing on him right now.

  • Anonymous

    He said “sales, so that is what I used; I presumed it was downloads.  He was just on Extra, too.  These shows do promos for shows that air the same evening and this kid was, it seemed, used as the promo.  He ain’t goin’ anywhere soon.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kat-Myers/100001011861766 Kat Myers

    I honestly don’t know whether to feel sorry for him or be totally annoyed and put off.  On the one hand he is a snotty brat who needs to learn to take something less than success and positive feedback with grace and decorum and on the other hand it seems he is being goaded on.  Interviews with the media do not just happen – someone had to have given their OK.  *SMH*  Giving XF US a chance but not impressed so far.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Pietro-Matos/100000170166826 Pietro Matos

    he needs to learn how to behave in interviews. If he can’t open his mouth without being arrogant he’s doomed.

  • Anonymous

    anybody have a livestream link? thanks in advance

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UHX5LYQ3ZJPMPFEYPSFX3ZEE4Q Jack

    There is no way he will quit; that is just talk.  Too bad we can’t vote against a contestant.  I would be happy to power vote against him.  As it is right now, he might last for a couple more weeks.  I think each contestant should have two numbers – the vote for them number and the vote against them number.  Then they add up all the vote fors and subtract the vote againsts.  That way contestants like Astro would be gone.  His negatives would overpower his positives.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ACMLXLYSSX73RNYQOUZWSO2I4U Enough already!

    This Astro kid needs a reality check.    A real mini Diva!   I suppose he believes LA Reid will give him a recording contract regardless, and sadly, he probably will.     I am speaking as someone who cannot stand obnoxious kids, so he can’t count on me to support him.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ACMLXLYSSX73RNYQOUZWSO2I4U Enough already!

    I believe you are correct in all your assumptions and more’s the pity.

  • http://www.facebook.com/iamarevolutionary Pablito Garcia

    I like astro.  I won’t be reading comments because you just hatin’ when you should be congradulatin’.

  • Chris

    If any of you are watching, Marcus was just on and was the total opposite.  He also said he was raised in a bad neighborhood, so no excuse.  He is humble, thankful and that is what people will get behind and vote.  Take a picture Astro.

  • Anonymous

    Astro is a brat who can’t sing a lick. Got the DVR going so I can watch it later and skip his shenanigans.

  • Anonymous

    Poor Astro….he is a rotten kid….period!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3XJE5GRAUMYR7Y5RYZUW7SC4U md

    “Where I am from, I had to fight every day just to keep my name, Astro.”

    ——————————–

    DUDE: “Hey, asshole!”

    ASTRO: Not “asshole,” “Astro.”

    DUDE: “Like I said, asshole.”

    ASTRO: “Astro!”

    DUDE: “Look, asshole…”

    ASTRO: “Astro! A-s-t-r-o…”

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    I also grew up in Prince Georges County near wear Marcus lived.  Trust me, it ain’t NO WHERE as bad as Brownsville Brooklyn.  Not even close.

  • Anonymous

    I think Astro is an amazing kid.  I don’t even like rap, lol… 

    I think he’s adorable.  They hate/disapproval against him makes me feel sad.

  • Skyler Epic

    I wish he would quit. Then they could bring back someone with actual talent.

  • Anonymous

    Astro needs to read his contract.  X Factor owns him.  Nobody else can sign him.  Screw it up with them and they’ll tie him up in so many legal knots he won’t come out of it until he’s 35.

  • amaryl

    lol he’s really like a kid Kanye.