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The X Factor – Is Andrea Kaden The Courtney Stodden Of The X Factor?

Is Andrea Kaden the Courtney Stodden of The X Factor? The alleged 14 year old is blonde, wants to be famous, and dresses far older than her years. However is she really 14?  A modelling website states she is 17 years old. Star Now website says she is 15, however this information may be old, and her Facebook Page says she is a runner at Hooters. Surely they would not let 14 year olds work at Hooters? I want to see a birth certificate – NOW.

Her parents say they have spent hundred’s of thousands on their daughter’s talent. However Storm (her potential porn name) as she is known doesn’t bother gibbering to camera about how singing and music is her life, she just wants fame and fortune.  Andrea also claims she  has an album on itunes which has had 100,000’s of hits. I would like to see proof of that as well.

Seriously Andrea could have saved her parents their retirement fund, by marrying a man four decades older then her. He only has to be moderately famous and she would become an international superstar overnight. A DD boob implant might help, but I am sure she has already contemplated that if she is working at Hooters.*

I can see a sex tape in her future if her career stalls. As reality TV lovers will know the Kim Kardashian sex tape launched her multi-millionaire reality career. For the record I can go to my grave without feeling the need to see it. However I can’t take the higher moral ground on this stuff, as I just read this story.

When Andrea/Storm mangled Katy Perry’s Fireworks, I thought it was a set up audition by producers, as they must have had to see some identification. However after her second rendition of a Paramour song I am not so sure, as she sang that quite well.

Natalie Bassingthwaite gushed and said you can win The X Factor. Newsflash to Natalie,  she has to get the all important female vote, and she has no chance.

In other auditions:

Lyrical Styles – You have to love a transformation story with one of the duet going from being a factory worker to potential international pop star in three months. And he did have talent. I thought he had a voice like Michael Jackson’s. His partner in singing crime was a good rapper as well. Let us hope a happy ending occurs for the likeable pair.

Medina Begic  was a petrified 14 year-old.  She sang Power of Love by Celine Dion. Big song when you have big nerves. She hit some big notes but she also missed a few.  However she got through to the boot camp. However she was better than Naomi Sequeria who was 16 who looked 12,  wearing the pink karate kid headband. Ronan called her pure raw talent. That was a nice way of putting it.

Max was a cutie at 14 from the Northern Beaches sang Mad World – again I thought his voice was all over the place. Maybe the judges can see through the nerves, because my ears are not feeling the love, he was through to bootcamp.

Liz Conde 14 sang Halo by Beyonce also got through on what was an OK rendition of the song. Mel B had looked bored throughout the song and then said how fantastic it was.

Dave McCallum who is 41 felt this was his moment.  He had the desperate vibe about him. He sang Closer to the Edge by 30 seconds to Mars. He reminded me of a more sane Altiyan, this was always going to go against him, particularly when he started doing some Altiyan type movements, particularly dancing around the judges table.

You could see the look on the judges faces that said “Oh not another ageing rocker”

Mel B nailed it when she said “I just felt you were singing for you and your ego”.

Ronan Keating called him out about having the lyrics on his hand. He also said “you are in your own bubble.”

He got a three nos. He looked devastated. But he did blow it. Also he the ripped jeans and pseudo mohawk was not a great look. The male equivalent of mutton spice. He was a bit of tool, however I did feel sorry for him.

Josh Brookes who is unemployed in Perth, sang Usher and he did a great job. He was already leading the rock star lifestyle bring two girls to the audition. We will be seeing more of him.

Pamela Cook was a cancer survivor and single mum.  She sang Because of You by Kelly Clarkson. Ronan said “You are an inspiration”. She has some strong bits, but she was out of tune in a bit of it as well. But being a cancer survivor she was through. Hopefully  she will improve as she is likeable, and there does not appear to be a lot of talent going through to the over 25 group.

*For new readers to the blog I have a policy of trying not bagging out people under 18 however in this case I have relaxed that policy tonight.


1 bella vita { 08.31.11 at 1:37 am }

Ahh its working now :)

Well…another crap start to what is one of the biggest reality brands in the world.

Simon Cowell is dislusional if he thinks the aussie talent scene is taken as seriously as it is in the US.

What a joke.

Where do I friggin start?

Well…i make no qualms about the fact that I cannot stand Nat Bass….she is in NO position to be a judge on this show.
I had to laugh also to hear Mel B on the radio today ask “I had never heard of Guy Sebastian”. Exactly Mel…he won a reality show…and got rather lucky that Idol Season 1 was the highest rated talent show on Aussie TV.

The talent..or should I say..lack of just pathetic. If some of these people were dog ugly they would not have even got through to this round to start with.

Australian talent shows will continue to be the laughing stock of the industry until they actually treat the format with respect…bring on The Voice.

2 smauge { 08.31.11 at 8:39 am }

Make it stop! MAKE IT STOP!! oh she did…

3 Mia { 08.31.11 at 9:19 am }

Andrea just came off looking like a conceited, spoilt brat. Teen girls will never vote for her, and her lack of humility will ensure the rest of the Australian public will soundly reject her. I have no doubt the producers will want her in to fill the ‘diva’ role.

4 brain dead dave { 08.31.11 at 11:43 am }

Blandrea and her deluded family are just nauseating Dr Phil material.

5 Culinary Boner { 08.31.11 at 12:10 pm }

I’m looking forward to the new docu-drama – “Hooters: The Alder Years”

6 Susan { 08.31.11 at 1:43 pm }

Thanks RR – your recap as usual was brilliant!

7 JC { 08.31.11 at 2:17 pm }

Can we also talk about Andrea’s mum’s hair? Or not.

I actually didn’t think Andrea ‘Storm’ was outstanding when she sang the Paramore song. I also feel like even Katy Perry struggles to sing “Firework” live, so it’s hard for anyone else!

8 Andrea ‘Storm’ Kaden Has Just Turned Fifteen – Her Parents Need To Parent | reality ravings { 08.31.11 at 3:03 pm }

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9 Culinary Boner { 08.31.11 at 3:25 pm }

oops that should have read “Adler Years”, sorry Rodney

10 Reality Raver { 08.31.11 at 3:34 pm }

Bella Vita – If she had been on The Voice there would have been no second chance after mangling Katy Perry.

Mia – I wonder if she will make it through to the live concerts, remember how the pimped that other blonde (forgotten her name) whose singing voice was good but not great.

BDD – A possible Celebrity Rehab candidate in the future?

CB – Oh that’s right Adler owns or did own them.

Susan – Thanks

Smauge – you know you want to see more of her.

JC – You don’t think the permed mullet is going to make a comeback.

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12 Brittany { 08.31.11 at 8:16 pm }

You are all so stupid. she even clarified that she was 14 when x factor was filmed and she turned 15 on the 17th of july, after it was filmed. the model website says shes 17 because you have to be 16 and older to be on the website, she ran food to tables at hooters, and any way, if you’ve even been there, its a family restaurant. X factor doesnt even show everything that happens, the media always cuts things and edits thing to make people look bad. if you look closely at the advert for her audition when guy sebastion is shown pulling his face as though it was bad, he wasnt even at her audition. so that just goes to show you. you all have an IQ of a banana because your bagging out a 15 year old, what has australia come to?

13 maddy { 08.31.11 at 9:37 pm }

ANDREA KADEN PORN STAR REALLY?!?!?! you guys are clearly the type of people who judge by media appearance and the way they want to portray people on tv just to gain money . when really andrea fucking storm fucking kaden is legit 15 shes in year fucking 10! hooters is no brothel ! and storm is her FUCKING MIDDLE NAME so all you fuckers who want to believe she is some wanna be 14 year old who thinks she just wants it all for the attention and fame then go fuck your selves up the bum hole because you are clearly just judging the way shes being portrayed by the FUCKING FALSE MEDIA! BOOM!

14 MSource { 08.31.11 at 10:14 pm }

so she went to my old school. her middle name is Storm. a tradition her parents allowed them to choose their middle names when they were children. she was a bully to other kids with this “diva” attitude making others feel like they were beneath her. having said that the other siblings are like that too. she has just turned 15, she was 14 on the audition.

15 Bianca { 08.31.11 at 10:26 pm }

This is pathetic. She was fourteen when the auditions were held, she is now fifteen. Claiming to see birth certificates over an audition? Really? “Her potential porn name”, it’s funny how you say that. She is in no way being overtly sexual and yet you assume she will be a porn star? You have put a 15 year old girl into a sexual context, because of her name and looks. I pity you, for you are clearly a stereotypical person, who finds happiness in putting down others- especially FIFTEEN year old girls. You didn’t mention the two twins who came dressed in school girl outfits, yet you accuse a 15 year old girl of being sexual when she wore a black dress, that did not show her bare legs, nor did she have her boobs in plain view. It’s pathetic that you feel the need to target a 15 year old girl, especially one with such talent. She never claimed to have 100,000 views on her itunes, she was talking about her youtube channel. Also, the media edits and re-scripts things so that words can be taken out of context. The media made her looks like a spoilt girl in order to gain ratings. This article is demoralizing to young girls, and is clearly showcasing your lack of intelligence and skills to write a decent story. How can it be expected for young girls to want to audition next year when an innocent teenager has been slandered.

16 Keewee { 08.31.11 at 10:55 pm }

hahaha Maddy, take a pill!! One thing Storm or Andrea or whatever her name is, is gonna have to learn, is that if you are gonna put yourself out there, not everyone is gonna like what you have to offer so youd better grow some thick skin! This is what happens when you introduce a child to an adult world! Especially in a something as tough as the music industry! This shit happens, lol!

17 Kaylen { 08.31.11 at 11:09 pm }


RR – you got crazy people on your blog again!

Ones that don’t read, and then accuse you because they think they know everything, and it’s so obvious that you are wrong.

Methinks they’re all the same person. 😉

@Crazy people – Get help, yeah? Your delusions are not healthy dudettes…

18 Georgie { 08.31.11 at 11:41 pm }

Take cover everyone – we need the Dinner Date firey to put this inferno out. Keewee you’re absolutely right – if the girl wants fame she’ll need to get used to the heat.

19 brain dead dave { 08.31.11 at 11:49 pm }

So far Blandrea’s only managed to attrract craparazzi to her appalling sideshow.

20 Georgie { 09.01.11 at 12:04 am }

And her fan club of one doesn’t sound real intelligent either.

21 smauge { 09.01.11 at 7:00 am }

Today’s headline “Reality TV Blogger Starts another X Factor Online War!”

22 Reality Raver { 09.01.11 at 7:26 am }

Smauge – prefer Storm’s fans.

Bianca and Maddy – It is very rare for me to be critical of someone so young (something that is not really going to appease you in this situation). However she is presenting as someone older eg saying she is 17 on the model website. The reason they only let 16 yr olds and over get on those sites is because do get on there and leer, and also the potential for people to be contacted through there for “castings”.

I suspect Storm has had a lot of singing and performance training. BTW what happened with the big record dude in LA? did he suggest a reality show to heightened her profile.

23 Alana { 09.01.11 at 10:46 am }

I haven’t seen one singer yet that is really impressive. The judges are always gushing about singers that are very average and often off tune. I don’t get it!

24 Peg { 09.07.11 at 7:10 pm }

Just putting this out there………………

the audition was a set up.

seriously watch it and notice how the lines are all so organised.

and no other contestant so far has had a back up song!!

why did she have a backup song???

25 Alana { 09.07.11 at 8:39 pm }

@Peg, at the live audition stage, the contestant has three songs on backing tracks to have backup songs. So no, it was not set up if that is your sole proof.