And I think with us, in this particular case, I think there is something we can do.
There's no way I would ever say: 'Right, you came second, so it's all over'.
I don't know which version of David is going to turn up."I have to say, though, he's so much fun because he's so spoilt and needy. That's David though – it's what he does." is now in its 11th series, but Cowell's passion for the programme shows no sign of waning.
He needs so much attention, it's almost like watching a second show when he's there."I really do like him. He's so annoying at times, but it's more fun than not."As part of the on-going banter between the pair, during the auditions for this season Walliams mounted Cowell's desk and dropped his trousers in front of him. He reflects on what keeps him enthused."The motivation is that a lot of people who come on my shows, without this showcase, couldn't get very far or doors would shut in their faces." is all about championing the public and we welcome anyone."There are loads of people – right from year one, like Paul Potts and Susan Boyle – who I genuinely do not feel would have had a shot at a record label without . You do find people who are the underdogs sometimes."Then, Cowell adds, "You find people like Diversity, who we gave a showcase to and they went on to have a fantastic career.
"He always said if I ever needed him, I could speak to him."He's a lovely guy.
He gave me this amazing opportunity so I'll always be grateful to him."While the news may shock some fans of the show, it shouldn't be too surprising that Matt and Simon haven't spoken, since - technically - Simon is no longer his all signed with Simon's record label Syco, but Matt bucked the trend last series when it was revealed he would be signing with RCA Records instead.
The “X Factor” judge spilled the beans on the pair’s relationship during an interview on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show Wednesday morning.
“She's not my girlfriend,” Cowell, 53, said of the former Playboy model. He's actually a sweetheart,” she told “Access Hollywood” in November.
Cowell sparked romance rumors after he was photographed taking “True Blood” actress Janina Gavankar to dinner at Cecconi’s restaurant in West Hollywood earlier this month. We do fancy each other." But Simon says he would never cross the boundaries of their professional relationship because he wouldn't want to talk to Paula the next day. I couldn't bear the conversation the following morning." Meanwhile, Simon has admitted he hates judging 'American Idol' - but tolerates it because it makes good money."Honestly, don't waste your time," Cowell said, giving advice to would-be contestants. "You go round for tea and the dog starts humping your leg.The first couple of years it's like, 'Can you please not hump my leg?