Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell: Fatherhood has transformed my life

Simon Cowell: Fatherhood has transformed my life

Simon Cowell thinks fatherhood has transformed his life. The music mogul has a four-year-old son called Eric with his long-term partner Lauren Silverman, and he’s conceded that becoming a dad has forced him to reassess his priorities. Simon shared: "My life is very different since he came along. It was my 59th birthday last week and it started with me taking Eric out cycling, with him d... »

Simon Cowell re-instates X Factor live show twists

Simon Cowell re-instates X Factor live show twists

Simon Cowell has re-instated The X Factor’s live show twists in a bid to boost ratings. The show boss is said to be bringing back the Sunday night sing-off, judges’ vote and deadlock when the live episodes commence this weekend, after axing the options in 2017 following their 13-year appearance on the series. A TV insider said: "Simon and the producers took a big gamble last year ... »

Louis Tomlinson nearly lost out on X Factor role to Jonas Blue

Louis Tomlinson nearly lost out on X Factor role to Jonas Blue

Jonas Blue came close to beating Louis Tomlinson to a place on ‘The X Factor’ panel. The 29-year-old DJ held secret meetings with show boss Simon Cowell, 59, about being a judge on the show – which is made up of judges Simon, Louis, Robbie Williams, and his wife Ayda Field – but later realised he couldn’t commit due to conflicting schedules. He is quoted by The Sun ne... »

Ayda Field is X Factor ‘underdog’

Ayda Field is X Factor ‘underdog’

Ayda Field has a great chance of winning ‘The X Factor’ and is the "greatest underdog" in the talent show’s history, host Dermot O’Leary has claimed. The 39-year-old star is mentoring the Overs for the live shows and is up against her husband Robbie Williams who has the Groups, Louis Tomlinson who has the Boys and Simon Cowell who has the Girls. Dermot, 45, is loo... »

Former X Factor star Lauren Murray ready to hijack Radio 1 for her music

Former X Factor star Lauren Murray ready to hijack Radio 1 for her music

Former ‘X Factor’ star Lauren Murray is prepared to hijack BBC Radio 1 to get the chance to sing in the studio. The 29-year-old singer was one of the stand out acts on the 2015 series of Simon Cowell’s ITV talent show and she has just released her debut EP ‘Worth It’, comprised of five tracks including the title track and the R&B tinged ‘No More’, and ... »

Simon Cowell funds life-saving treatment for four-year-old boy

Simon Cowell funds life-saving treatment for four-year-old boy

Simon Cowell has pledged £50,000 to help a four-year-old boy get life-saving cancer treatment in the US. The music mogul has donated the huge sum towards Zac Oliver’s overall target of raising £500,000 so he can receive treatment for Near Haploid, which is a rare form of leukaemia. In a video urging other people to support Zac, Simon – who has a four-year-old son called Eric with his p... »

Simon Cowell’s dogs fly on his private jet

Simon Cowell’s dogs fly on his private jet

Simon Cowell insists his beloved Yorkshire Terriers always fly on his private jet. The ‘X Factor’ supremo loves his three dogs – Squiddly, Diddly and Freddy – so much that he won’t allow them to take a commercial flight when he travels between his ­London and Los Angeles homes. A source told The Sun on Sunday newspaper: "The dogs are Simon’s children –... »

Simon Cowell wants more kids

Simon Cowell wants more kids

Simon Cowell would like to have another child. The 58-year-old music mogul admitted he felt he’d left it too late to start a family before his girlfriend Lauren Silverman fell pregnant with their son Eric, now four, and the youngster brings so much joy to his life, he’d be happy to expand his brood further. Asked if he’d like another child, he told the Daily Mirror newspaper: &qu... »

Simon Cowell had doubts about Robbie Williams

Simon Cowell had doubts about Robbie Williams

Simon Cowell was worried about hiring Robbie Williams for ‘The X Factor’. The 58-year-old music mogul admitted he was unsure whether to invite the former Take That star to join the judging panel of the talent contest because he was worried he would quickly get bored and want to quit, but he’s been relieved to find his concerns were unfounded. He said: "I always had that worr... »

Simon Cowell tried to get Holly Willoughby to snub This Morning presenting gig

Simon Cowell tried to get Holly Willoughby to snub This Morning presenting gig

Simon Cowell tried to convince Holly Willoughby to turn down ‘This Morning’. The 37-year-old presenter – who has hosted the brunch-time show alongside Phillip Schofield since 2009 after she was brought in as Fern Britton’s replacement – has revealed that the music mogul, who she worked with on ‘The Xtra Factor’ in 2008, tried to warn her that joining the p... »

Page 1 of 67123»