BRITAIN’S Got Talent judges Simon Cowell and David Walliams are always winding each other up on telly. But David might have finally managed to one-up his boss. He is planning to immortalise Simon as a curt character in one of his children’s books. The funnyman wants to pen a story about a little boy called Simon, who makes unpleasant comments about people. David, who has written 19 novels and amassed an estimated fortune of £30million, opens up about his plans on tomorrow night’s Britain’s Got More Talent, presented by Stephen Mulhern. He said: “It would be about a young boy called Simon, who likes to judge others.” The rivals even shake on the deal, and Simon says: “I want a third of the royalties.” A telly source said: “David wanted to push Simon’s buttons by cheekily creating a character based on him, but Simon is secretly chuffed. He loves the idea of reading the book to his son Eric.” It comes after Simon joked … [Read more...] about David Walliams to use Britain’s Got Talent boss Simon Cowell as basis for curt character in his kids’ book
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BRITAIN’S Got Talent boss Simon Cowell has backed troubled host Ant McPartlin for “manning up” by checking himself into rehab. Ant, 42, pulled out of all of his TV commitments for the rest of the year after an alleged drink-drive crash last month, leaving co-host Declan Donnelly to present the live shows solo. But Simon, giving his first interview since Ant’s withdrawal from the series which returns to ITV tonight, believes the presenter will come back stronger after his exile. Simon said: “We’ve known each other a long time, and you stand by the people you work with over the years, for the obvious reasons. “We always stand by our friends. We’re all human. “The most important thing is he’s manned up, he’s going to get himself back together. And the show goes on, it’s as simple as that.” Ant will appear in tonight’s curtain raiser, which was pre-recorded earlier this year, but will miss the live shows … [Read more...] about Britain’s Got Talent boss Simon Cowell stands by Ant McPartlin saying troubled star has ‘manned up’
STEPHEN Mulhern doesn't think Simon Cowell will sack any of the Britain's Got Talent judges for "at least four years". The Britain's Got More Talent host appeared on today's Lorraine to discuss the return of his spin-off programme and the main ITV show. Stephen, 40, has been the host of More Talent since the series began 12 years ago, and told Christine Lampard he is one of the only people who has been part of it every year alongside Ant and Dec and judge Amanda Holden. The current judging panel consists of Amanda, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and show boss Simon Cowell. And Stephen doesn't think the line-up will change any time soon. He said: "The judges have been the same for seven years. "I don't think they'll change for the next two, three, four years. "Unlike The X Factor I think Britain's Got Talent will stay the same. "It just works, everyone gets on and everyone has a good time." Asked about Simon, 58, and what he's been like so far this series, Stephen said he is "more relaxed … [Read more...] about Stephen Mulhern says Simon Cowell WON’T sack any of the Britain’s Got Talent judges for ‘at least’ four years
LAUREN Silverman is the woman who finally got Simon Cowell, one of the world's most eligible bachelors, to settle down - and the pair have a son Eric together. But who exactly is the brunette American beauty? Here's what you need to know about her.. Who is Lauren Silverman and when did she meet Simon Cowell? The 40-year-old is a New York socialite. She shot to global fame in 2013 when details broke of her affair with Simon Cowell, while she was married to a friend of the TV and music boss. The couple subsequently had a child, Eric, and remain together. Lauren was introduced to Simon by her then-husband, Andrew Silverman, in Barbados in 2006. Following the initial meeting, the married couple often holidayed together with Simon. Real estate mogul Andrew filed for divorce from Lauren when her pregnancy with Simon's child was revealed. Simon was mentioned in the divorce papers, which were submitted on the grounds of adultery. The rise and rise of Simon Cowell … [Read more...] about Who is Lauren Silverman? Simon Cowell’s partner, mother to their child Eric and socialite
SIMON Cowell is known for his sharp tongue, wit and withering put-downs - as well as being the king of TV talent shows such as Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor. He was recently on our screens with the latest series of The X Factor and is about to make a return on BGT - here's what we know about the music mogul... How did Simon Cowell become famous? He was already well known within the music industry as a successful producer, but Simon, 58, rose to wider fame when Pop Idol launched in 2001, with him as judge. He became known for his harsh verdicts on talent show acts and his clashes with 2001 Pop Idol winner Will Young, who he famously hated and found “arrogant”. He was then asked to judge American Idol from 2002, staying in the role until 2010 and becoming famous for his controversially harsh comments. In the UK, Simon’s fame became truly meteoric with the launch of The X Factor in 2004. The first series was watched by 7.4 million people per episode on … [Read more...] about What is Simon Cowell’s net worth, who is the Britain’s Got Talent judge’s partner Lauren Silverman and how old is his son Eric?