Simon has lost his touch. Britney turns out to be a less than animated choice for the X Factor’s new judge slot, now Simon makes two uninspired choices to host the show–Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian.
Astro in the bottom two—no effing way! I’m not even a big fan of hip-hop music, but it’s clear as day Astro is one of the very few contenders with the X-Factor.
What’s the deal?! The X-Factor was dubbed as the second coming of American Idol, headed by its former impresario Simon Cowell. But with all its hype The X-Factor has only managed to muster a measly half of the audience American Idol achieved in 2011. Continue reading →
One of television’s great teams has been reunited after a rocky few years for both—Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul join forces again on The X Factor. Simon has the uncanny ability to give a spot-on critique wrapped in deadpan metaphors that dismays contestants but delights audiences. His caustic critiques are given in such a skilled way it doesn’t come off as mean or snide, but honest. U.S. audiences found Simon’s stodgy British frankness a refreshing change to the American mantra “every one is so great” permeating our underperforming youth. Continue reading →