It took me a while to learn how to give it back [to Simon], but boy, was it fun once I did.“ Threaten To Quit“In the beginning, it was appalling and shocking that someone could speak so harshly of these people.A soundman from season one told me I had quit eight times just during the first taping.He was most recently featured on the of Britain's Got Talent and the of UK's .In 20, named Cowell one of the 100 most influential people in the world.Cowell, who now serves as a judge alongside Abdul on Fox's "The X Factor," says the two at first couldn't stand each other and would fly on separate planes, but he later "considered" engaging in a relationship with her.Asked whether Abdul wanted a relationship with Cowell, he replied: "A million percent." "I considered it, but then I thought, ' I don't think the after would be as good as the before,'" he said.listed Cowell at number 41 in a list of "50 People who Matter [in] 2010".named him at number 10 in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time.
Cowell has produced and promoted singles and albums for various artists, including television personalities.
During the first two years of , viewers saw the two frequently engage in arguments -- and Cowell says that wasn't just for the show.
"I mean, the truth was, on the first two seasons, we couldn't travel on the same plane together.
Her six number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 tie her with Diana Ross for seventh among the female solo performers who have topped the chart.
She won a Grammy for "Best Music Video – Short Form" for "Opposites Attract" and twice won the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography".