The Sunday People reports American Idol judge Simon Cowell has finally found love with TV stunner and former lingerie model Terri Seymour. A close friend said, “He is completely smitten with Terri and says he has finally met ‘the one’. There’s a real spark between them and they’re so happy together.”
Simon Picks A Guy Or Fat Girl To Win ‘American Idol 2’
November 30, 2002 – Extra TV caught up with Simon Cowell and was able to get his predictions on the big ‘American Idol 2’ winner. He says, “I think it will be a guy. It will either be a guy or a fat girl … It’s just a hunch. There’s an exclusive!”
‘American Idol 2’ Debuts January 21st
November 26, 2002 – Zap2it.com reports ‘American Idol 2’ will launch its second season with two 90-minute specials on January 21st and 22nd. After the Tuesday and Wednesday specials in January, there will be a week of auditions, a summary of which will be airing on the 28th and 29th at 8 p.m. ET. The show will then begin its regular schedule be on Tuesday, February 4th and Wednesday, February 5th at its regular time. Contestants will perform for an hour on Tuesday and viewer assessments will be revealed as usual, the following night. The full story at zap2it.com has since been removed.
Simon Excited About Fresh Mix On ‘American Idol 2’
November 20, 2002 – Extra TV caught up with Simon Cowell who was at a photo shoot promoting ‘American Idol 2.’ Simon took the opportunity to bash last year’s contestants. “Last year, all we seemed to get were people who worked at Six Flags and bar mitzvahs,” he said. “This year we’ve got guys who are mechanics and stuff like that. It’s fantastic!”
‘American Idol’ Tour Looks Like A Rerun
November 19, 2002 – Deirdre McGruder of the Contra Costa Times reviewed the American Idol show at HP Pavilion in San Jose on Sunday. McGruder says the show “gives me a whole new appreciation for Britney Spears and *NSYNC.” She added, “Fans have seen all that stuff before — and that was the disappointment of the evening. The tour was supposed to show what the singers can do, but it’s really just showing us what they have already done.”
Win An American Idol Tamyra Gray Autographed Mic
November 14, 2002 – Contributed Anonymously: At idolfan.org, fans can win an American Idol Autographed Microphone in red, signed by Tamyra Gray. Users are to join the forum and start talking and after so many days or a month, the person with the highest post will get the signed mic. View the site for more information and a picture.
Austin, Texas Provides Best Talent Yet Says Simon Cowell
November 11, 2002 – Andy Langer of the Dallas Morning News was on hand at the follow-up round of 100 singers in Austin trying out for ‘American Idol 2’, who had been selected from the original 2,100 hopefuls earlier in the week. “We’ve already seen better talent today in Austin than we have anywhere else,” said Simon Cowell. “But this competition has two different sides. There are amazing voices, and there are people with great images. What’s going to be interesting is whether it’s an image or a voice that wins this time.”