London, November 25 : Cheryl Cole is reportedly set to make a comeback on X Factor as a judge, and has apparently been in secret talks with Simon Cowell about it.
Cole, who quit the show in 2010 after three years on the panel to try her hand at the US version, after a fledgling appearance on the US X Factor , she was replaced by Nicole Scherzinger and relations between her and the 'Syco' boss had turned frosty, Metro. co. uk reported.
The 54-year-old music mogul and the former 'Girls Aloud' singer are now on talking terms and she recently paid a visit to his Los Angeles mansion to strike a to mark her return to the UK show.
Los Angeles, Nov 18 : Music mogul Simon Cowell hopes to hire singer Rita Ora and Cheryl Cole to judge the next season of reality show "The X Factor".
The 54-year-old has been trying to get Ora to join the show.
It is not the first time Ora has been offered to judge the show. She was previously offered the coveted role last year after she stood in for a very successful guest spot on the show and she was even linked to a seat on the US version, reports dailymail. co. uk.
Los Angeles, Nov 16 - Music mogul Simon Cowell says being "useless" in school and pure "luck" brought him fame and fortune, but the comment has left people angry.
The 54-year-old, who has netted £200 million with hit shows like "The X Factor", said in a radio interview: "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.”
But Cowell’s attitude has left people angry, reports dailystar. co. uk.
Los Angeles, Nov 15 : Music mogul Simon Cowell will reportedly convert himself to Judaism before he ties the knot with Lauren Silverman.
The “X Factor” boss, who was raised a Roman Catholic, pledged a whopping 100,000 pounds in support of the Israeli army at a plush gala for the Friends of the Israel Defence Forces, sparking speculation he may change his religion for his pregnant girlfriend.
"Simon is getting increasingly excited about becoming a daddy. He really is embracing fatherhood and wants to be the first person to cradle his newborn son,” contactmusic. com quoted a source as saying.
Los Angeles, Sep 19 : A contestant on the American singing reality show "The X Factor" failed to recognise music mogul Simon Cowell thus leaving him embarrassed.
The incident took place during the Denver, Colorado auditions for the show when contestant Yosselin Marquez bluntly asked Cowell who he was.
Though Marquez's performance ended up being a disaster, it was Cowell who was left embarrassed on national television, said a statement.
But as we all know, the 53-year-old is not one to take a punch lying down.
London, Sep 9 : Music mogul Simon Cowell's partner Lauren Silverman will give birth to their child here because it fits their schedule. Since the delivery will be here, the baby will be completely British.
Silverman is based in New York, but will stay in England during delivery because Cowell will be here busy shooting for "Britain's Got Talent" (BGT), reports Sunday People newspaper.
"He is thrilled that the baby will be born in England. He and Lauren have taken the decision based on what is best for the baby and they've chosen the UK," a source said.
Los Angeles, Sep 5 : Music mogul Simon Cowell has plans to get two new pet dogs when he goes back to London from here.
The 53-year-old, whose partner Lauren Silverman is expecting their first child, wants to buy dogs of the breed cairn terrier, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"I am going to get two dogs when I get back. Probably cairn terriers," Cowell posted on Twitter.
Cowell is open to idea of adopting dogs as well.
"If any rescue shelters have some who need a home let me know," he posted.
Cowell and Silverman are said to be expecting a son.(IANS)
London, Sep 3 : Music mogul Simon Cowell recently saw a scan of his yet-to-be-born baby and he has called the experience "surreal".
Cowell is expecting his first child with New York City socialite Lauren Silverman, who is due to deliver the baby next February, reports people. com.
"You literally see this thing which is now alive moving around. I feel very paternal right now. So I am very happy," the "X Factor" boss said in an interview with The Times of London newspaper.
Paris, Aug 26 : Music mogul Simon Cowell expressed his fondness for partner Lauren Silverman for the first time in public. They were spotted holding hands and walking.
The couple was seen taking a stroll as they enjoy a vacation in south of France, reports radaronline. com.
Silverman, whose growing baby bump was visible in a semi-transparent top, was seen smiling radiantly as she walked hand in hand with Cowell.
Silverman, who has 7-year-old son with ex-husband Andrew, has expressed her desire to marry Cowell in future.(IANS)
Los Angeles, Aug 12 : Music mogul Simon Cowell was seen arriving in French Riviera in his luxury yacht but without any of his female friends.
The 53-year-old, who is always surrounded by women on his holidays, was expected to go on vacation to the Mediterranean with ex-fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy and former girlfriends Sinitta and Jackie St Clair.
He was spotted getting a boat out to his chartered Slipstream yacht off the coast of the French Riviera Sunday with a more masculine group of friends around him than usual, reports dailymail. co. uk.
New York, August 2 : Singer Kelly Rowland believes that music mogul Simon Cowell will be a "great dad".
Cowell, 53, is expecting a child with his friend Andrew Silverman's estranged wife, Lauren Silverman, who is 10 weeks pregnant. And Rowland, who co-judges the US version of "The X Factor" with Cowell, is thrilled for him.
"I think Simon will be a wonderful father. It's not my news to share, but I do know about Simon and his character. He's going to be a great dad," eonline. com quoted Rowland as saying.
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.