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Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 01/30/2012

‘X Factor’ winner Melanie Amaro’s Super Bowl ad prize has a twist


Melanie Amaro p (Dan Steinberg - AP)
Remember how the “X Factor” winner was going to get his or her very own Super Bowl Pepsi Commercial, which, Simon Cowell kept assuring us, was like hitting the mother lode — which his sidekick Paula Abdul seconded, explaining that it is the dream of every artist is to have a Super Bowl ad?

Well, turns out that “X Factor” winner Melanie Amaro will not technically get her very own Super Bowl ad.

She’s sharing it with Elton John. He will play a king in a rock-fantasy version of medieval times and, if the video tease is any indication, Amaro will play some kind of buxom lass who gets to sing Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” in front of the Royal Court of Rock.

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