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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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Molly Sims: Pregnant with Second Child!

Sep 30 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Molly Sims broke some very exciting news on her blog today: The model and husand Scott Stuber are expecting their second baby! Sims let fans in on this secret by sharing a snapshot (via WhoSay) of her and her young son, Brooks, sitting outside their home. She held a chalkboard with "4 months" written on it, as Brooks had one that read "2 years," signifying his age. "I can't even [begin] to explain just how e ...
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'You are crazy': Simon Cowell criticises Mel B for getting rid of Charlie Brown as she picks six boys for Judges' House

Sep 27 2014 3:26pm CDT | Source: Daily Mail

As the X Factor hopefuls are whittled down by their mentors at Wembley Arena, tension is even higher. ...
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3 days ago

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth to Baby Girl!

Sep 27 2014 5:29am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Chelsea Clinton is a mother for the first time. The global activist and former First Daughter, 34, welcomed a baby girl with her husband Marc Mezvinsky! “Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky,” Clinton wrote late Friday night. Months after announcing she and Mezvinsky hoped to make 2014 the “Year of the Baby,” Chelsea, confirmed in April that the couple w ...
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4 days ago

Snooki Gives Birth to Baby Girl!

Sep 26 2014 9:40am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Snooki is a mom for the second time! The Jersey Shore star gave birth to her second child with fiance Jionni LaValle earlier today, and it's a girl! "So happy to let you know we had our beautiful daughter this morning Giovanna Marie LaValle ... 6.7 lbs, full head of black hair & perfect," she tweeted. The reality star took to social media quite often to keep fans in the loop of her second ...
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6 days ago

Wildlife expert attacked by swan as he tries to free cygnet trapped in a fence

Sep 23 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

Rescue worker Simon Cowell was filmed as he attempted to free the young swan who had become trapped on a chain link fence on the banks of the River Thames. ...
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1 week ago

He was a worm turned, a splurger reformed: QUENTIN LETTS listens as Ed bores 

Sep 22 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: Daily Mail

Balls bored, Red Len soared. If Simon Cowell had been at the front, he might have said union hothead McCluskey ‘nailed it’ writes QUENTIN LETTS on the Labour Party con ...
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1 week ago

Niall parties in Las Vegas with cuddly cuckold Ed Sheeran

Sep 22 2014 5:37pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Since touring with One Direction [lol] and co-writing hits like Little Things, it’s hardly surprising Ed Sheeran has struck up a good relationship with the band.The 23-year-old crooner was pictured partying up quite the storm with teen heartthrob Niall Horan following 1D’s energetic performance at iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night.Both dressed down in checkered shirts and black T-shirts, the two boys celebrated with famous friends at XS Nightcl ...
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1 week ago

Simon Cowell’s Ex Is Pregnant — And He Wants to Be the Godfather!

Sep 22 2014 2:25pm CDT | Source: Wet Paint

Looks like Terri Seymour found her happily ever after! The Extra correspondent —and Simon Cowell’s ex-girlfriend! —is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, British model Clark Mallon. The mama-to-be confirmed the news to Extra (of course). “I’m extremely excited and really happy to say I’m pregnant, and Clark and I are going to be a mummy and daddy,” she said. The couple doesn’t yet know the gender of the ...
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1 week ago

Terri Seymour Expecting First Child

Sep 22 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Celebrity Baby Blog

Frazer Harrison/Getty Terri Seymour will soon have an extra special someone in her life. The Extra correspondent is expecting a baby with her boyfriend, British model Clark Mallon, she announced Monday on the show. “I’m extremely excited and really happy to say I’m pregnant,” Seymour, 39, told Extra. “Clark and I are going to be a mummy and daddy.” The couple — who will likely find out the baby’s sex soon — will welcome their first child next ...
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1 week ago

Fifth Harmony Sets December 2014 For Debut Album, 'Reflection'

Sep 18 2014 9:32pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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 the singles "Miss Movin' On," the heavy-hitter ...
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