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L.A. Reid — music mogul, X Factor judge, and coach of the Boys category for Fox’s U.S. spinoff of Simon Cowell’s British competition series — talked to reporters today about why he’s looking forward to mentoring Brian “Astro” Bradley, Phillip Lomax, Marcus Canty, and Chris Rene. “It was tough to choose only four,” he said. “What would have… Continue reading ‘The X Factor’: L.A. Reid on the four boys he’ll be coaching, Simon and Nicole’s selections, and disappointing ratings

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A rather jaunty Simon Cowell, who’s bringing a U.S. version of his British hit The X Factor to Fox on Sept. 21, talked to reporters Tuesday about his experience filming so far. “I would say the American audiences are more vocal,” he said. “When they like someone, they let you know. And they certainly let you know when they disagree… Continue reading Simon Cowell talks ‘The X Factor’: ‘Old dog’ Paula, ‘fantastically self-centered’ Nicole, and his plans to get the audience drunk


English actor-writer-director Simon Pegg is bloody funny when he teams up with best bud Nick Frost in cult films like Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, but Pegg has also made an impression in big American franchises like Star Trek and Mission: Impossible.


Pegg and Frost’s latest buddy picture is Paul — a sci-fi road-trip comedy in which the two pick up the wisecracking… Continue reading Dialogue: Simon Pegg on 'Paul', Sequels, Keeping Secrets and His Cinematic Obsessions

Simon Cowell Talks Cheryl Cole's X Factor Exit

Simon Cowell is setting the record straight from Cheryl Cole’s departure from The X Factor.

The 51-year-old music exec and X Factor judge told the AP that Cheryl’s exit wasn’t due to a lack of chemistry – he just felt she would be happier back home in England.

“I hate seeing her hurt. She’s one of — I hope… Continue reading Simon Cowell Talks Cheryl Cole's X Factor Exit

Singer Cheryl is raging at lack of support from former pal Cowell. . Cheryl Cole wept yesterday as she was kicked off the US X Factor.. . She … Continue reading I've been stitched up by Simon Cowell over X Factor sacking