11 Updates
Simon Cowell: Britney Spears couldn't criticise

Simon Cowell: Britney Spears couldn't criticise

Sep 9 2013, 11:24am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Simon Cowell fired Britney Spears from 'The X Factor' as she wasn't outspoken enough. The music mogul who is judging this year's singing contest alongside Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland - who was a...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Simon Cowell: Britney Spears couldn't criticise

Sep 9 2013, 11:24am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Simon Cowell fired Britney Spears from 'The X Factor' as she wasn't outspoken enough.

The music mogul who is judging this year's singing contest alongside Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland - who was a judge on the UK 'X Factor' in 2011 - and Paulina Rubio, fired Britney as she felt "uncomfortable" in the role.

Simon says the 'Ooh La La' singer was unable to give honest, "negative" feedback to the pop hopefuls so he had to replace her.

Speaking on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', he said: "I kind of booked someone who couldn't talk, which is a bit of a problem when you want someone to judge!

"She wasn't comfortable being negative, she didn't like it when the contestants spoke back to her, so she was just uncomfortable. I liked her. So we decided to change it this year and I thought I'll work with three girls because I like working with girls."

Britney was a mentor to the junior contestants on last year's show - on which she was joined by Simon, L.A. Reid and Demi.

Simon - who is expecting his first child with girlfriend Lauren Silverman - also revealed he made Britney, 31, a judge because she is such a huge name in the pop world.

When quizzed by Ellen - who was a judge along with Simon on 'American Idol' in 2010 - on why he hired Britney, he replied: "I think if I'm being honest with you, Ellen, there was a time when I think everyone was trying to up themselves in terms of who could find the biggest known star to be on a panel."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
Update
11

6 weeks ago

Simon Cowell is Just So Very Disappointing

Oct 14 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Look, if we're being honest, Simon Cowell is kind of a gross person. He's always seemed kind of sleazy on all his shows, with his inappropriately deep v-necks and, of course, his unnecessary meanness, and when he impregnated his friend's wife, well, that was kind of a tipoff, too. But during this new interview Simon did, in which he talked about his little baby son, he really just knocked that grossness out of the park:"I ...
Source: Fish Wrapper   Full article at: Fish Wrapper
 

 
Update
10

6 weeks ago

Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Her 2013 Arrest

Oct 14 2014 9:40am CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Reese Witherspoon addresses her 2013 arrest - Us Weekly Are you ready for a Bill Murray Christmas? - Huffington Post Martha Stewart hits Gwyneth Paltrow where it hurts - ET Is Selena Gomez's love life holding back her career? - OK! Simon Cowell admits he's a hands-off dad - People Who are Mindy Kaling's dream guest stars? - Hollywood Reporter Portia de Rossi addresses pregnancy rumors - TooFab Will you see Emma Stone's late ...
Source: Pop Sugar  Full article at: Pop Sugar
 

 
Update
9

6 weeks ago

Simon Cowell: 'I'm Not Exactly a Hands-On Dad'

Oct 14 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: People

The music mogul admits he has amazing nannies, so he doesn't ...
Source: People   Full article at: People
 

 
Update
8

6 weeks ago

Simon Cowell: 'I'm Not Exactly a Hands-On Dad'

Oct 14 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: People

The music mogul admits he has amazing nannies, so he doesn't hav ...
Source: People   Full article at: People
 

 
Update
7

6 weeks ago

Simon Cowell Declares Himself Most Eligible Bachelor In The World Now That George Clooney is Married!

Oct 13 2014 5:10pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

He loves to proclaim his own glory, and Simon Cowell has just ascribed a brand new honor unto himself. The “X Factor” hunk told Hello magazine that now that George Clooney has tied the knot with Amal Alamuddin, he’s the king of hot single men. Cowell explained, “I'm the only iconic bachelor left in the entire world - thanks for that George Clooney. I think it's a title I'll keep for a while longer if I'm honest ...
Source: GossipCenter   Full article at: GossipCenter
 

 
Update
5

6 weeks ago

Exclusive: Simon Cowell on life with baby Eric

Oct 12 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: HelloMagazine.com

Simon Cowell has opened up about fatherhood and taking the crown of the world's most ...
Source: HelloMagazine.com   Full article at: HelloMagazine.com
 

 
Update
4

7 weeks ago

The Girls of Fifth Harmony Bikini Show Off Poolside in Rio

Oct 10 2014 3:04pm CDT | Source: Egotastic.com

I'm going to be straight with you. I don't watch the X-Factor. The last all-girl band I can name for you is the 16th century Celtic ladies choral ensemble. And I'm not going to take the time to learn each of these girls names in Fifth Harmony. Not because I don't care, but because more proudly so, I'm super lazy and will wait another six months to see if Simon Cowell has grown ...
Source: Egotastic.com   Full article at: Egotastic.com
 

 
Update
3

7 weeks ago

They're George Osborne's cousins, they were raised in a sex cult and they're the X Factor's maddest finalists ever!

Oct 10 2014 1:16am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

Simon Cowell thinks they could be the most annoying girl band ever. But sisters Ruby (left) and Jazzy King - Blonde Electra - are through to the X Factor live sh ...
Source: Daily Mail  Full article at: Daily Mail
 

 
Update
2

7 weeks ago

Spice Girls Won't Reunite For U.K X Factor

Oct 6 2014 8:25am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

There could have been a Spicey reunion on this weekend’s X Factor... but sadly it wasn’t to be.All the Spice Girls were invited to help Mel B choose her final three contestants in Mexico ahead of the live shows.But sadly only three out of four were keen.Victoria Beckham, 40, had a lot on her plate, what with a new shop opening in London, and the small task of becoming a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN – so she was a straight up no.Producers then vetoed the idea of having Emma Bunton, 38, G ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
Update
1

8 weeks ago

Curtains For ’SYTYCD’? Former Judge Dan Karaty Weighs In On Future Of The Show Amid Ratings Slump

Oct 1 2014 4:16pm CDT | Source: Radar Online

So You Think You Can Dance just ended its eleventh season, but if slumping ratings are any indication, it could be its last. But even if the long-running reality competition show is on its way out, there’s one memorable judge who’ll go down in reality TV history. Famed choreographer Dan Karaty, who spent five seasons on the panel, went on to star on international versions of SYTYCD and most notably on Holland’s Got Talent. Karaty opened up to ...
Source: Radar Online   Full article at: Radar Online
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Campbell's fashionable way to eradicate Ebola
London, Nov 29 (IANS) With an aim to raise money to eradicate Ebola, supermodel Naomi Campbell has opened a Fashion For Relief Pop-Up Shop here.
 
 
Mickey Rourke has beaten Elliot Seymour in a boxing match
Mickey Rourke has beaten Elliot Seymour in a boxing match
Mickey Rourke marked his return to boxing with a quick win against Elliot Seymour on Friday (28.11.14), a fighter 33 years his junior.
 
 
Michael Phelps ditches intersex fling
Michael Phelps ditches intersex fling
Michael Phelps has rekindled his love with former Miss America and ex-girlfriend, Nicole Johnson, following his widely-reported fling with an intersex woman.
 
 
Rob Kardashian praised for loungewear range
Rob Kardashian praised for loungewear range
Rob Kardashian has been praised by his three sisters for his new range of loungewear, which has been released under the same brand as his range of socks which he unveiled in 2012.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Abigail Breslin slams ex Michael Clifford
Abigail Breslin has slammed her ex, Michael Clifford. The 'My Sister's Keeper' actress went on a date with the 5 Seconds of Summer guitarist last year but it seems as though it didn't end well after she released a song...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kevin Bacon to sizzle in Jungle
Kevin Bacon is to star in 'Jungle'. The 56-year-old actor will appear in the survival drama, which is based on the true story of Yossi Ghinsberg, an adventurer who found himself lost in the Amazon rainforest for three...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Mickey Rourke to return to boxing at 62
Mickey Rourke will return to boxing aged 62. The actor will come out of retirement and step into the ring tonight (11.28.14) for the first time in 20 years as he competes against 29-year-old Elliot Seymour. He said: ''...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kristen Stewart: Actors are isolated
Kristen Stewart claims actors become ''isolated'' because of their fame. The 24-year-old actress has become one of the biggest movie stars in the world following her portrayal of Bella Swan in the 'Twilight' franchise...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Burt Reynolds to sell memorabilia
Burt Reynolds is selling over 600 personal items to stave off bankruptcy. The 78-year-old Hollywood star is reportedly struggling financially so will see awards, cars and costumes go under the hammer in Las Vegas next...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Eddie Redmayne's fear of failure
Eddie Redmayne has a fear of failure. The 'Theory of Everything' star has admitted that like fellow actor, Rachel Weisz, he worries about ever getting hired again. He said: ''I was reading an interview with Rachel Weisz...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Where to Find Black Friday Car Deals
The Black Friday Car Sales events have gained traction over the past couple of years. This year several major brands ran nation-wide commercials announcing their Car Black Friday deals. In the beginning it was creative...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
Indian Aces win inaugural IPTL tie
Manila, Nov 28 (IANS) The much-awaited inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) got off to a flying start with the Indian Aces notching an impressive 26-16 first victory against the Singapore Slammers at...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Australian navy's largest ship commissioned
Canberra, Nov 28 (IANS) HMAS Canberra, a 27,000-tonne landing helicopter dock (LHD), was commissioned Friday, providing the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) with one of the world's most capable and sophisticated amphibious...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Sindhu, Prannoy enter Macau Open semis
Macau, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and H.S. Prannoy came out with contrasting wins to enter their respective semi-finals at the $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold here Friday. While defending champion...
Read more on Sport Balla