The much anticipated X Factor USA premieres tomorrow night. Ahead of the premiere, Simon Cowell joked that singer Nicole Scherzinger is crazier than another member of the judging panel and well known bunny boiler and flirt, Paula Abdul.
Music executive Simn Cowell appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night and of course he was asked for his famously outspoken opinions on his three fellow three judges, Scherzinger, Abdul and LA Reid.
That gave Simon Cowell the opportunity to re-run his anecdote about how Nicole Scheringer seemed to change her accent in every city in which they did auditions, perhaps in an effort to fit in? Watch out for the impersonations coming up tomorrow!
Having seen how she behaved in Texas, Jay Leno wanted to know who was crazier: Nicole or Paula. It seems there is not contest where that is concerned because “Paula knows that she is crazy and Nicole doesn’t!”
Of course, Leno also wanted to know why Cowell is so confident that The X Factor will be better than American Idol. Apparently, it’s because Cowell is on it! Strange then that America Idol seemed to do OK without Simon Cowell, don’t you think?
Some contestants we can look forward to are an 83 year old woman and toy boy husband of just 70.
“They were useless but sweet,” said Cowell.
Aww, he does have a heart, after all!
A big different to American Idol is that X Factor will have groups competing too.
X Factor held its world premiere in Los Angeles last week in a 90-minute preview of this week’s premiere to invited guests. But if you weren’t one of the special invitations, the show airs tomorrow night at 8/7c on Fox and continues Thursday at 8/7c on Fox.