After five episodes of close examination, I’ve determined that the faces mean nothing, it’s just her way of coping with being on TV.
Granted, when children or teenagers announce themselves onstage, she lights up like a well-carved jack-o’-lantern.
Most of the time she just looks like she smelled some really rancid garbage. So I ask you, who the hell placed the trash can full of year-old yogurt, eggs, milk and steak next to Britney?
Here are all the faces she’s made so far on X Factor, from L.A. to Austin, with appropriate labels…