Becky O’Donahue’s feature on Maxim’s website with her twin sister, Jesse, has ‘Extra’ wondering what Simon Cowell thinks of the ‘American Idol’ finalist. “Wow! Hopefully, she’ll make the top two,” Simon said after viewing the sexy poses, even though Mr. Nasty rates her voice a 6 out of 10.
Simon Cowell Chats With Jackie & Bender
February 21, 2006 – ‘American Idol’ judge Simon Cowell was on the phone with Jackie & Bender of KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Tuesday (February 21). Simon talked about the final 24 contestants on the new season, how ‘Idol’ is crushing the Olympics in television ratings, the ‘Brokeback Mountain’ parody, Simon’s white teeth in HDTV, vacationing with Ryan Seacrest, and more. kiss1061.com has since removed the audio.
‘Idol’ No More, First Host Back For Online Game
February 18, 2006 – After co-hosting ‘American Idol’ with Ryan Seacrest in its first season, Brian Dunkleman has turned to blogging about the hit FOX show at IdolGoHome.com. The site has since shut down.
Simon Cowell Fesses Up
February 17, 2006 – ‘Extra’ correspondent Terri Seymour asked her boyfriend Simon Cowell about reports that he was upset at ‘American Idol’ for rolling tape after contestants left. Cowell told Seymour, “I was the one who initiated it in the first place.”
Simon Upset With ‘Idol’ Producers
February 14, 2006 – In a recent interview on ‘Good Day LA,’ Simon Cowell complained that ‘American Idol’ “left the cameras rolling” after contestants left the room, never telling the judges what they were saying would be used on the air. “That’s what’s getting me into trouble,” complained Cowell.