Paulina Rubio Amps Up The Drama On 'The X-Factor'

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Paulina Rubio admitted she'd made a mistake and had second thoughts about a contestant she booted from The X-Factor

According to People, Rubio, who manages the "Boys" category of the competition, made an already-tense elimination round even more dramatic when she pulled a double-switch on contestants. The Mexican judge initially sent home the shy Tim Olstand, who sang "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus. Later, she called him back, saying she'd been wrong! 

Joining Olstand, 24, on Rubio's team are Latinos Carlos Guevara and Carlito Olivero! Guevara, a 16-year-old high school student, made headlines when he admitted that he suffered from Tourettes Syndrome. He wowed the judges with a version of "Ain't No Sunshine."

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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