Nicole Scherzinger: Paula Abdul Told Me to Vote Rachel Crow Off X-Factor


X-Factor” judge Paula Abdul secretly instructed Nicole Scherzinger to vote off Rachel Crow last week … just moments before the earth-shattering elimination — and we have proof.

Paula”s mic was down when Nicole was making her decision — but with a little volume tinkering … you can clearly hear Paula whisper to Nicole, “Just let it go to a deadlock.”

Nicole did just that … a decision that sent Rachel Crow packing — and resulted in a torrent of death threats from angry fans everywhere.

Everyone”s blaming Nicole, but the audio raises the question — is Nicole really at fault for sending Rachel home So we gotta ask …

Nicole Scherzinger: Paula Abdul Told Me to Vote Rachel Crow Off X-Factor