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Cowell, Simon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCowell, SimonSimon CowellCow‧ell, Simon /ˈkaʊəl/  (1959–) a British music and television producer, who had the idea for the popular television programmes Pop Idol, The X Factor, and Britian's Got Talent. He also acted as a judge for these programmes in Britain and in the US. He is known for saying cruel things to the people who sing in the competitions and for using the phrase ‘I dont mean to be rude, but...’ just before saying something rude.
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