The X Factor Season 2: First Promo!

The X Factor Season 2: First Promo!

Fox has one question for viewers: Are you ready?

During last night's American Idol finale, the network aired its first promo for season two of The X Factor. It included, of course, shots of the show's two new judges: Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. It also featured a cackling Simon Cowell asking folks, what the heck was I thinking?

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Alicia Douvall: I Did Simon Cowell 11 Times in One Night!

Alicia Douvall: I Did Simon Cowell 11 Times in One Night!

Simon Cowell is a busy man. On television, where he produces America's Got Talent, as well as two versions of The X Factor? Sure, we guess.

But in the bedroom is where British model Alicia Douvall is focusing in a new interview, telling Great Britain's The Sun that she once got it on with the reality show star 11 times... in one night!

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Simon Cowell Scoffs at Beyonce Rumor, Jabs at The Voice

Simon Cowell Scoffs at Beyonce Rumor, Jabs at The Voice

Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones may be out, but Simon Cowell is in. All in. He's the man behind The X Factor and, to his credit, the first to admit that season one did not go as planned.

"Can I do it better than last year? Yes. Will it be better? Yes. But that takes hard work and a lot of planning," the judge/producer says in a new chat with Extra.

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Simon Cowell and Mezhgan Hussainy: It's Sort of Over!

Simon Cowell and Mezhgan Hussainy: It's Sort of Over!

When it comes to potential professional artists, Simon Cowell has a very clear idea of what he wants. When it comes to love? Not so much.

The singer tells UK's The Daily Mirror that he and Mezhgan Hussainy - a makeup artist he met behind the scenes of American Idol in 2003 - are no longer engaged. But are they still dating? We'll let Simon explain:

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Simon Cowell Biography

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Born
Birthplace
Simon Phillip Cowell
Full Name
Brighton, East Sussex, England

Simon Cowell Quotes

It was a little bit like Chihuahua trying to be a tiger.

Simon Cowell [following David Archuleta's attempt to sing a Chris Brown song]

I’d pack your suitcase.

Simon Cowell [to Jason Castro, after the former sung "I Shot the Sheriff"]