TEARS! Lorde’s inspiring message to Joe Irvine

“Royals” singer Lorde sent an inspiring letter and cupcakes to Joe Irvine, the X Factor NZ contestant who faced ridicule at the hands of Natalia Kills and husband Willy Moon last week.

Hi Joe,
Just wanted to say: your individuality, positive energy & spirit are infectious! I think you’re doing an awesome job on the show so far. I’m a performer too & I wanted to say that no matter how many people make fun of me for how I dress, move & act, I’m being me — and that’s what’s important.
Good luck & lots of love,

Irvine was harassed on stage for not having an original look and supposedly attempting to imitate Willy Moon’s look: a suit and well-combed hair (because that look is so original). Check out a clip of the drama below.

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Grammy-nominated Ed Sheeran also reached out to Joe Irvine, via Twitter, saying [tweet_dis]”Don’t worry about what anyone else says man. Enjoy yourself with it, that’s what singing is about, not what other people think.”[/tweet_dis]

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