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Simon Cowell gets apology from David Walliams, who wrestled him to the ground

Simon Cowell gets apology from David Walliams, who wrestled him to the ground

LONDON, April 13 (UPI) -- "Britain's Got Talent" judge David Walliams wrestled Simon Cowell to the ground during show auditions.
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Simon Cowell 'regrets' affair with Lauren Silverman

Simon Cowell 'regrets' affair with Lauren Silverman

LONDON, April 8 (UPI) -- Simon Cowell is not happy with the way he began his relationship with Sarah Silverman -- by having an affair with her while she was married.
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Nicole Scherzinger gets engaged to Lewis Hamilton

Nicole Scherzinger gets engaged to Lewis Hamilton

March 17 (UPI) -- Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton are getting married.
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Simon Cowell wants to have more children

Simon Cowell wants to have more children

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- Simon Cowell dished on parenthood and wanting to have more children in his first interview since welcoming his first son, Eric, on Valentine's Day 2014.
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Simon Cowell shares first photos of son Eric

Simon Cowell shares first photos of son Eric

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Simon Cowell looks every bit the doting father in a new series of photos he shared on his Twitter account.
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Simon Cowell a father for the first time

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Former "American Idol" and "X Factor" judge Simon Cowell says his girlfriend has given birth to their first child together, a boy named Eric Cowell.
Simon Cowell's girlfriend goes into labor in NYC

Simon Cowell's girlfriend goes into labor in NYC

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- British TV personality Simon Cowell is en route to New York to be with his pregnant girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, who went into labor Friday, TMZ said.
Nicole Scherzinger to leave 'X Factor' UK

Nicole Scherzinger to leave 'X Factor' UK

LONDON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Singer Nicole Scherzinger is reportedly leaving British television music competition "The X Factor" to return to her music career.
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'X Factor' canceled after three seasons

'X Factor' canceled after three seasons

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. talent competition series "The X Factor" has been canceled after three seasons, the Hollywood Reporter said Friday.
'X Factor' Season 3 winners are Alex and Sierra

'X Factor' Season 3 winners are Alex and Sierra

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- First prize in Season 3 of "The X Factor" in Los Angeles went to the singing duo of Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton.
Demi Lovato leaving 'X Factor' after two seasons as judge

Demi Lovato leaving 'X Factor' after two seasons as judge

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Demi Lovato says she is leaving "The X Factor" after two seasons on the judges' panel because she wants to focus on her own music.
Simon Cowell wants Miley Cyrus to be 'X Factor' judge

Simon Cowell wants Miley Cyrus to be 'X Factor' judge

Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Simon Cowell opened up about his plans for the "X Factor's" fourth season during an interview with Mashable.
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Simon Cowell's pregnant girlfriend finalizes divorce

Simon Cowell's pregnant girlfriend finalizes divorce

Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Will the "X Factor" judge put a ring on it?
Kate Stanton
Demi Lovato fans upset over Simon Cowell cutting remark

Demi Lovato fans upset over Simon Cowell cutting remark

Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Simon Cowell isn't known for his tact and kindess, but a comment he made on Wednesday's "X-Factor" has people saying he may have crossed a line.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
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Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English A&R executive, television producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. He is known in the United Kingdom and United States for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and American Idol. He is also the owner of the television production and music publishing house Syco.

As a judge, Cowell is known for his blunt and often controversial criticisms, insults and wisecracks about contestants and their abilities. He is also known for combining activities in the television and music industries, having promoted singles and records for various artists, including television personalities. He was most recently featured on the seventh series of The X Factor and the fifth series of Britain's Got Talent. In September 2011, he will feature as a judge on the first season of the American version of The X Factor.

In 2010, the British magazine New Statesman listed Cowell at number 41 in a list of "The World's 50 Most Influential Figures 2010".

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