Simone Battle is a 22-year old from Los Angeles. She still lives there now and she's an excited member of the final 17 on The X Factor.
19 Shocking Reality Star Deaths
Simone Battle: Did Financial Problems Play Role in Suicide?
Late last week, Simone Battle was found dead in her Los Angeles apartment.
The former X Factor contestant, who comprised the all-female group G.R.L, reportedly hanged herself, leaving anyone who knew the 25-year old to wonder why.
The X Factor Finalists Speak on Achievement, Pose for Promo Pics
They've made it. They can take a breath, at least for a brief moment before the live performance begin.
But 17 acts were named to The X Factor finals last night, many of whom have given official statements on the achievement and posed for fun new promotional photos for Fox...
The X Factor Unveils Top 32
So... did your favorite make the cut?
The X Factor unveiled its top 32 contestants last night, throwing in the one twist that really does make this competition different from American Idol: There are four groups of eight, each to be mentored by one of the judges.