London: `X Factor` judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger have received death threats after they voted out contestant Drew.
Her mentor on the show, Simon Cowell, too was visibly angry at the elimination and refused to speak to the other judges.
Drew’s angry fans have taken to twitter to blast Abdul and Scherzinger and some even went so far as to post death threats.
“@NicoleScherzy @paulaabdul go die,” a tweet said.
The two judges are said to be ‘shocked’ at the public anger.
“Paula and Nicole have been really shocked by the reaction they have had, immediately after the show they were being bombarded with messages angry fans who supported Drew,” the Daily Mail quoted a source as saying.
Other fans said that the two women ‘deserved all the hate’.
“@PaulaAbdul and @nicolescherzy you two deserve all the hate. You both made a selfish decision and should be ashamed of yourselves!!” said an angry fan on twitter.
“@PaulaAbdul & @NicoleScherzy dumb wh**** voted off the wrong person because theyre hating @drewryniewicz has more talent than they ever will,” said another.