London, April 9 : Music mogul Simon Cowell says rumours about his sexual orientation do not affect him.
In the past, the 53-year-old has dated a string of beauties like Mezhgan Hussainy, Dannii Minogue and Carmen Electra. But many have raised doubts about his orientation. Cowell isn't worried.
"I couldn't care less because it's nothing to be ashamed of. If I was living 200 years ago in a coal mine, maybe, but I work in possibly the gayest industry in the world," mirror. co. uk quoted Cowell as saying.
London, March 30 : Music Moghul Simon Cowell showed off his softer side Thursday by helping host a charity tea party here.
He teamed up with The Health Lottery founder Richard Desmond for the reception honouring those helped by the scheme, which generates cash for health-related good causes.
Cowell handed out giant chocolate Easter eggs during the reception and told guests his mother Julie, who was ill recently, had made him realise how important good health is.
Los Angeles, March 16 : "The X Factor" boss Simon Cowell does not know how to cook good food for himself at all, says his brother Tony.
Cowell, 53, can cook only basic meals like a sandwich or grilled bacon.
"Simon can't cook except for a grilled bacon and tomato sandwich on bread and baked beans on toast. That's the thing he cooked for me when I was at his Holland Park (London) home recently," mail. co. uk quoted Tony as saying.
London, Mar 2 - "The X Factor" boss Simon Cowell is planning to launch a global talent contest on the web.
The 53-year-old is in talks with YouTube to create a specific channel where anyone can upload a video sharing their talent.
Cowell, who has judged US reality shows "American Idol" and Britain's show "Britain Got Talent", will launch the new show titled "The You Generation", expected to go online this month, reports dailystar. co. uk.
London, Feb 28 : Singer Gary Barlow has reportedly sorted out his differences with "The X Factor" boss Simon Cowell. They are gearing up for the next season of Britain's singing reality show.
The two had not spoken to each other since February last year.
"Simon and Gary are in a good place now - and Gary looks a good bet to be back on the show this year," mirror. co. uk quoted a source as saying.
London, Feb 25 - "The X Factor" boss Simon Cowell says he is very much single and is now looking for love.
The 53-year-old, who was dating model Carmen Electra, 40, says she was fun person to be with, reports The Sunday People.
"I'd like to find a girlfriend. I'm now a single man. We spent time together and she (Electra) is so much fun. But I'd like to find a girlfriend," Cowell said.
Cowell says he has an inclination towards British women.
"I do particularly like British women but I haven't got my eye on anyone," he said. (IANS)
London, Feb 22 : Music mogul Simon Cowell has reportedly decided to sack singer Tulisa Contostavlos from the judges' panel of British version of reality show "The X Factor".
The singer, whose debut album "The Female Boss", failed to make an impact recently, has shared the judging panel with Nicole Scherzinger, Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh.
"Quite apart from her performance on last year's show, you can't have a singer whose album only reached Number 35 in the charts sitting in judgment on other singers," a source said.
London, Feb 17 - Music mogul Simon Cowell wanted to share his name with a new racehorse, which he bought last month with comedy and TV presenting duo Ant and Dec. The trio ultimately settled on It's A Yes From Me, a reference to the judges' comments on Cowell's TV talent shows.
"We had to name it because it wasn't named for racing, so we had a chat with Simon. His first suggestion was, 'I think we should call him Simon'," Dec, 37, said on "The Jonathon Ross Show", reports contactmusic. com.
London, Feb 4 :"The X Factor" boss Simon Cowell has decided to walk down the aisle for Comic Relief charity's telethon.
Cowell, known for being a ladies' man, will do the charity for Red Nose Day. However, the identity of his bride-to-be has not been revealed.
"It's an industry joke that Simon will never marry, even though he has dated a string of beautiful women. So for this year's Red Nose Day, he's willing to send himself up to raise money on the night," mirror. co. uk quoted a source as saying.
However, there are some twists planned for the episode.
London, Dec 29 : Music mogul Simon Cowell has proved there are no hard feelings between him and his former fiancee, Mezhgan Hussainy, by whisking her away for a Christmas break in the Caribbean.
The 53-year-old enjoys an annual festive holiday in the sunshine and this year he added to his guest list by inviting Hussainy along with him.
Cowell was photographed frolicking with the make-up artist on a beach in Barbados and enjoying a jet ski ride with her, reports contactmusic. com.
Simon Cowell has begun treatment to get rid of his addiction of smoking at an addiction clinic in after friends and family urged him to give up the dirty habbit.
The 52-year-old music mogul and X Factor boss smokes more than 15 cigarettes a day and has been smoking at age eight. According to a report in The People, he took the decision after Family and friends have begged him to stop smoking.
London, Oct 4 - Music mogul Simon Cowell is backing a lottery game called The Health Lottery which will raise funds for health projects across the country.
The game offers a top prize of $160,000 to entrants, while $80 million will go towards helping people across the Britain.
"I thought it was one of those great ideas that can make a real difference and to show my support I've bought 5,000 Health Lottery tickets.
Washington, Sept 30: X-Factor judge Simon Cowell has admitted that he is too busy with work to find time to marry fiancée Mezhgan Hussainy, with whom he got engaged 19 months ago.
Cowell, 51, insisted that he wasn't getting cold feet, but could not take time off from his show- `X-Factor'.
"I'm not going to lie - everything this year has been about working on The X Factor."
"It has probably been the busiest year I've ever had," Radaronline quoted Simon as telling Star magazine.
London, Sep 20 - Music mogul Simon Cowell is reportedly in talks to bring "X Factor - The Musical" at a West End theatre.
Cowell is said to have already held talks with TV comedian Harry Hill and a top music producer to put together a humorous script which will appeal to the singing reality show's fans.
London, Sept 8 : Simon Cowell has fuelled speculation that his relationship with fiance Mezhgan Hussainy is unstable, after admitting he doesn't know if their engagement is still on.
When DJ Howard Stern asked if he was engaged, the 51-year-old music mogul said he was `not sure'.
Stern asked Cowell: "You seem embarrassed by the women you date, and I'll tell you why, they are lovely women, but yet you won't talk about them.
Washington, Aug : Simon Cowell has revealed that he has “definitely” ruled out having children because raising a family is not compatible with his busy lifestyle.
According to America’s GQ magazine, ‘The X Factor’ mogul, who had claimed last year that he could see himself and his fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy having “little Simons” one day, now insists that he has no “patience” to care for a baby.
Finally there seems to be trouble brewing on the sets of 'X Factor 'as Simon Cowell has threatened not to take part in U. S. 'X Factor'. The buzz that has been doing the rounds is that Simon is having some issues with the producers of the show, who is not to keen to have Cheryl on the show as a judge. Since the 'X Factor' is popular show, the producers of the show are concerned that it has to maintain certain level of standard for the show.
The popular judge of `American Idol' and `X-Factor', Simon Cowell is again on the verge of breaking up! Well, this news has been rubbished by his fiancé make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy. So, how did this speculation came up?
Actually, Simon's mom Julie, who he considers to be the closest person, has reportedly said that it is a break-up moment for her son. She added that Simon took the decision of engagement in a hurry which has led to this split.
Robert Pattinson has apparently refused to sing for Simon Cowell's music label, SyCo. The reason given by Pattinson is definitely weird too. Robert Pattinson feels that the people may not like his music. He explained that the image that listeners attribute to SyCo is nothing like him and he is apprehensive of fitting in.
Billionaire musician Simon Cowell became Lightning Cowell for a day after he was asked to change his name
by ‘The X Factor’ presenter Konnie Huq. The official change name took place on the sets of the popular television show when the other judges on the show also joined in with Konnie Huq, pressing their demand on Simon Cowell. The singer initially took the incident lightly, soon to realize that others present on the sets were actually serious! Konnie Huq even had the legal papers required for change of name prepared for the musician!
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