'X Factor's' Simon Cowell on Cheryl Cole: 'I probably got this wrong'


Simon Cowell wasn't in Beverly Hills for the Television Critics Association press tour, but he did appear via satellite to discuss "The X Factor," which premieres in the U.S. on Sept 21. The media mogul, who was either in his lair on the moon, aboard the guest star, or in a ball pit at Chuck-E Cheese (according to "X Factor" host Steve Jones) explained his decision to remove Cheryl Cole as a judge, which caused controversy earlier in the year."Look, if it was a question of not getting along with Paula then I wouldn't have been on the show," he jokes. He explains that after two cities of auditions, he and other producers of the show thought that Cole would be more comfortable in the UK."I probably got this wrong, and I'll admit it," he says, explaining that he thought that Cole's return to the UK "would've been a big headline." He explains that she...



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