Simon Cowell is a media mogul, which makes him a media magnet, as well. He sees no less than 500 tabloid items printed about him and his entertainment properties in a single year. His 'X Factor' show antics and his love life are often the topics of the press and publicity surrounding the acid-tongued judge. Simon Cowell, Inc. is a well-oiled machine, a brand and a corporation, and as the saying goes, behind every good man is an even better woman.
The Twitterverse got a lil saltier. 'X Factor' judge Simon Cowell has joined Twitter, which he announced last night on the performance episode. Cowell is a bit behind the digital times, creating his account on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Hey, better late than never to the social networking party, right?
Public perception of Simon Cowell may be that of a cranky, acid-tongued codger, thanks to his brutally honest critiques from his heyday as an 'American Idol' judge. Turns out, Cowell has mellowed with age and he isn't quite so dour, as sources close to his new show 'X Factor' leaked the news that he is more like dear ol' dad to the females he is mentoring.
Of the four females under age 30 to perform on 'X Factor' on Thursday night, 21-year-old rugby player Caitlin Koch left the biggest impression on judge Simon Cowell. The Buffalo, N.Y. native sang 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow' by the late Amy Winehouse and delivered one of the night's most professional and memorable performances.
MLB playoffs, 1. Simon Cowell's 'X Factor,' 0.
The reality show will score a big fat goose egg in the ratings competition tonight, as the scheduled episode of the show has been tabled due to a rain delay in Detroit --- which caused the ALCS (American League Championship Series) game between the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers to start about two hours late. Cowell is no match for Mother Nature.
The two-hour rain delay p
Tora Woloshin, a 21-year-old from Tucson, already looked like a pop star when she stepped onto the 'X Factor' stage. With her blond wig, infectious smile, bright makeup, purple boots, flowy green dress and copious tattoos, she was cute as a button and infinitely stylish. She is also studying to be an automotive technician and wants to build race cars. Could Tora be any cooler? She is instant girlfriend material.
'X Factor' judges warned 17-year-old Cari Fletcher that if she didn't find a way to separate herself from other pretty singers with a big voice, the competition would eat her alive. The high school junior impressed the audience and the four gatekeepers enough to move on to the next round, however.