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Simon Cowell: Be useless at school

Simon Cowell: Be useless at school

Nov 15 2013, 3:31am CST | by Bang Showbiz

Simon Cowell has advised students to be "useless" at school but to then "get lucky". The TV mogul - who is said to be worth more than £200 million from his record labels and talent shows - said he...

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Simon Cowell: Be useless at school

Nov 15 2013, 3:31am CST | by Bang Showbiz

Simon Cowell has advised students to be "useless" at school but to then "get lucky".

The TV mogul - who is said to be worth more than £200 million from his record labels and talent shows - said he didn't apply himself in lessons as a youngster, but worked hard later, and admitted being in the right place at the right time can determine success.

He told US radio station Z100: "I didn't work hard when I was at school. I left at 16 and I didn't have any qualifications.

"I was useless. The secret is to be useless at school and then get lucky."

The 54-year-old star made lots of mistakes when he first went into business - famously having to move back in with his parents when he went through a rough patch - but he is glad of his failures because he learned from them.

He added: "You make a ton of mistakes in the beginning and just hope you learn from them."

However, Simon has been slammed by education campaigners for his "dangerous" advice to school pupils.

British politician Michael Pavey says education is "vitally important" and thinks 'The X Factor' boss - whose girlfriend Lauren Silverman is due to give birth to their first child in February - is setting a bad example.

He said: "I think Simon Cowell has been lucky. It's one-in-a-billion that gets a chance like that.

"The rest of us need to work hard with our teachers. Anything that de-motivates young people from making the best of themselves is unfortunate."

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Aug 19 2014 11:03am CDT | Source: WWTDD.com

You’ve got to be pretty stoked when your boring husband befriends a wealthy celebrity who shows a strong interest in plowing you. In a Lifetime movie, this would end up in some kind of deadly love triangle. In real life, Simon Cowell bangs a baby in you and you tell your husband you’re leaving for the world of luxury hotels and spas and yachts. It’s like hitting the Scratchers jackpot. You put your existing kid in the care of ...
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Simon Cowell Predicts One Direction Breakup

Aug 18 2014 9:41am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Like the boy bands that came before them, Simon Cowell seems well aware that One Direction will probably break up one day. “I think they will make at least two more albums together, and they are in the middle of one right now,” the music mogul is quoted as saying in a new interview. Cowell, who put the group together on “The X Factor” in 2010, reportedly noted that “bands don’t stay together forever,” and acknowledged the likelihood that the guys may p ...
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Official Charts Analysis: Nico & Vinz hold No.1 single spot with Am I Wrong selling 62,750

Aug 18 2014 4:02am CDT | Source: Music Week

ALBUMSEd Sheeran's lock on the album chart continues with his second album X registering its eighth straight week at number one. The only other album in chart history by a male solo artist to spend its first eight weeks at number one is Phil Collins' ...But Seriously, which turned the trick in 1989/90. X has seen its sales fall every single week since release, declining 182,427-93,270-52,152-39,375-33,283-31,229-29,741-27,208 which - along with the 26 copi ...
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2 days ago

Why Simon Cowell Predicts One Direction Split!

Aug 18 2014 1:40am CDT | Source: Posh24

Simon Cowell predicts the guys of One Direction will go separate ways in the near future. The media mogul, who is the mastermind behind the boyband after putting them together on The X Factor in 2010, thinks they will make two more albums as a group before they try to pursue solo careers."I think they will make at least two more albums together and they are in the middle of one right now," he told the Daily St ...
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Verne Troyer Gets Very Excited For Shark Week, Katy Perry Is “Disgusting”: See The Week’s Best Celebrity Twitpics Here!

Aug 17 2014 7:53pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Twitter) It was another week filled with celebs sharing their personal photos on social media! Verne Troyer got very excited for Shark Week, Katy Perry revealed why she’s “disgusting,” and the Hunger Games cast reunited. Plus: James Franco wished he was Ryan Gosling, Rob Kardashian gushed about his sisters, and Miley Cyrus’ piglet got quite close to her crotch. It’s all in this week’s roundup of Celebrity Twitpic ...
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Naughty Boy reveals One Chance To Dance likely to be first single from new 1D album

Aug 17 2014 2:22pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

"Simon Cowell loves it," the producer exclusively told Mirror Celeb’s Zoe Shenton backstage at V FestivalSuper producer Naughty Boy talks about finishing his “amazing” new track with 1D’s Zayn Malik and working with a leading US pop artist. There’s been a lot of hype surrounding One Chance To Dance, the track from Naughty Boy, Emeli Sande, Romans and teen pin-up Zayn Malik.And it looks like that hype is justified as Naughty Boy has said it’s likely to be th ...
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3 days ago

Christina Aguilera Gives Birth to a Girl!

Aug 17 2014 7:42am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Christina Aguilera is a mother for the second time. The singer delivered a daughter via C-section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, sources confirm to Us Weekly, although details on name, weight and height are unavailable at this time. 15 Celebrity Moms We Love 1. Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera has two kids. She gave birth to her second in August 2014. This is Aguil ...
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5 days ago

Derek Hough Joins the Cast of Nashville, Plus More Celeb News!

Aug 15 2014 9:13am CDT | Source: OKMagazine.com

Rise and shine, pop culture fans! Rub your eyes, get to stretchin’, and pour yourself a hot cup of coffee because it’s time to start your day off right with a little OK! Wake Up Call. It’s better than the blaring ring from your alarm clock, right? Here are some things to know today: Ariana Grande reveals that being a star on Nickelodeon was sometimes “frustrating.” (People) What’s this!? Derek Hough is joi ...
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6 days ago

Simon Cowell Shares the Cutest 'Mini Me' Pic of Him & Son Eric

Aug 14 2014 10:10am CDT | Source: Just Jared

Check out this adorable pic Simon Cowell just posted of him and his son Eric - US Weekly Kendall Jenner is threatening to sue the waitress who lied – TMZ How cool is Demi Lovato‘s purse!? – Just Jared Jr The movie Finding Neverland is coming to Broadway – Entertainment Weekly Does Gwyneth Paltrow have a new man? – Lainey Gossip Miranda Lambert shows off her sexy side in this performance – TooFab Is Luke Skywalker finally going to be ...
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6 days ago

Simon Cowell Smiles And Strikes A Pose With Mini-Me Son Eric

Aug 14 2014 9:37am CDT | Source: X17 Online

This pic just makes us melt! Not only because Simon Cowell's 6-month-old son Eric is absolutely adorable, but we never thought we'd see the tough guy music mogul cheesing... ...
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