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Simon Cowell to buy robot body?

Simon Cowell to buy robot body?

Jul 18 2013, 3:30am CDT | by

Simon Cowell could become the first celebrity to have a robotic body. Surgeons estimate they will be able to transplant a human head onto a robot's body by 2050, a prospect Simon - who has...

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Simon Cowell to buy robot body?

Jul 18 2013, 3:30am CDT | by

Simon Cowell could become the first celebrity to have a robotic body.

Surgeons estimate they will be able to transplant a human head onto a robot's body by 2050, a prospect Simon - who has previously said he wants to be cryogenically frozen after death so he can be bought back to life in the future - would no doubt be interested in.

Neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero thinks Simon could even have his head transplanted onto a robot body before he dies, which could, theoretically enable him to live forever.

He told The Sun newspaper: "Is it possible that a head could be transplanted onto an entirely artificial body? I say, in the 21st century, yes.

"It will not be tomorrow, or the day after, but by 2050 artificial bodies will become an absolute certainty. This project could become a means to extend life."

Anders Sandberg of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, said robot bodies could also be updated as technology improves.

He said: "If you got the early version of the body you may be able to upgrade it later."

While cyborg transplants may theoretically become possible, they are unlikely to be available to most people because of the multi-million pound cost, although this would not be a problem for Simon, 53, who earned an estimated £62 million according to forbes.com.

Speaking of his wish to be cryogenically frozen, the TV mogul has said: "It's an insurance policy. If it doesn't work, it doesn't work. If it does work, I'll be happy. If it's possible, and I think it will be, why not have a second crack? Does that sound crazy? I think it's a good idea."

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Fifth Harmony will release their highly anticipated debut album, Reflection, this December (2014), a month that has a lot of significance for the group.“Harmonizers!!!! Our debut album #Reflection is coming out December 2014,” the group confirms on Twitter. "December has played a major part in 5H history.. So putting our debut album out in December 2014 just felt right."Reflection is led by ...
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Piers Morgan: 'I was gobsmacked' at Simon Cowell's baby news

Sep 17 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: HelloMagazine.com

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Sep 16 2014 11:53am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

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Hugh Grant Knocks Up Anna Elisabet Eberstein, Quietly Produces Third Love Child

Sep 12 2014 7:43am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Anna Elisabet Eberstein is Hugh Grant's baby mama. One of them, that is. This celebrity gossip was reported awhile back, but never confirmed until now. Back in January, Grant had yet to publicly confirm or deny that he is the father of another love child with Anna Elisabet Eberstein, a Swedish TV producer. Eberstein's then-16-month-old son was born in September 2012. Hugh Grant Secretly Has Third Love Child However, many months later, t ...
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Liv Tyler: Pregnant with Baby #2!

Sep 11 2014 5:17am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Her character barely talks on The Leftovers, but actress Liv Tyler now has something to scream about: SHE'S PREGNANT! Sources confirm to multiple outlets that Tyler is expecting her second child, though it will be her first with boyfriend Dave Gardner. Tyler is already the mother to nine-year old Milo William Langdon, a product of her marriage to ex-husband Royston Langdon, from whom sh ...
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Simone Battle Dead: G.R.L. and Simon Cowell React To Apparent Suicide

Sep 6 2014 6:37pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Simone Battle’s stunning death at 25 in an apparent suicide has left her fellow G.R.L. singers shattered. In an Instagram post on Saturday, Natasha Slayton wrote, “I really don’t know how to form thoughts and words rights now. I am inexplicably heartbroken and overcome with sadness over the loss of our best friend and sister, Simone Battle. I am so grateful to have shared some of the best ex ...
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Scarlett Johansson Welcomes First Child!

Sep 4 2014 5:45pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Scarlett Johansson is a first time mother! The actress behind Black Widow and Lucy welcomed a baby girl with the great name of Rose today, as fiance Romain Dauriac was by her side for the delivery. Johansson's rep confirmed this exciting news to The Associated Press, who reports that "mother and daughter are doing well." The 29-year old kept a very low profile while pregnant, rarely making public appearances. She was married to Ryan Reynolds for two years until ...
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Alyssa Milano Welcomes Baby Girl!!!

Sep 4 2014 10:43am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Alyssa Milano is officially off the list of celebrities expecting babies in 2014. And now on the list of celebrities who welcomed babies in 2014. That's right, the actress is a mother! The Who’s the Boss alum and David Bugliari welcomed their second child into the world this morning, a girl named Elizabella Dylan Bugliari. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19.5 inches in length. "M ...
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The X-Factor effect! Sin City bookings up 100% after it is leaked as Simon Cowell's Judges' Houses base ... but Cheryl's Nice location is shunned by viewers

Sep 1 2014 7:13am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

The series only kicked off on Saturday, but the Judges' Houses have already been leaked, with Cowell and Mel B's locations the most popul ...
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3 weeks ago

Liam Payne and Niall Horan talk to Cosmo and sniff each other

Aug 29 2014 4:20pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

...and Liam confesses that his girlfriend buys lingerie for him.Those One Direction boys are dipping their multi-million pound toes in the beauty world yet again, with the release of their new fragrance You and I on the 1st of September. Hurray for them, but more hurray for us because we got to trot off to New York and chat to them about SMELL.Harder than you might think, but the fellas actually managed to ...
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