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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Simon Cowell

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Simon Cowell called Westlife the world's ugliest boy band... it's The Dredge
Ah here, Simon. That and all the rest of the day’s filth from the world of celebrity.
What do Roy Keane and rugby have in common?
The new Ireland assistant manager is a passionate fan of both Ireland and Munster.
Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr have split up and we're really sad... it's The Dredge
Cowell sings power rangers and Chris O’Dowd is heading to Broadway. All that and the rest of the day’s celebrity dirt.
Splitsville, population Kris and Bruce Jenner... it's The Dredge
Well, Cheryl Cole may be moving there too. The best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
Watching The X Factor tonight? Try this drinking game
Play along at home with We were born to be stars, Simon.
The X Factor is getting a fifth judge - here's who the internet thinks it'll be
There will be a surprise addition to the judging panel this year.
The Dredge: Who got Niall Horan overexcited in LA?
All the best of today’s celebrity filth.
Simon Cowell is having a baby with his friend's wife... it's The Dredge
The very best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
6 unforgettable faces of slap
The iconic make-up from our favourite celebrity faces.
Open thread: Who is your favourite Irish female vocalist?
And could you rank up there with the best?
Tweet Sweeper: Which Irish celeb was caught rapid with Superquinn sausages?
Our pick of the week’s tweets from famous people.
The Dredge: Here's why Simon Cowell got pelted with eggs
Watch it here. All the best of the weekend’s celebrity dirt…
Like a Virgin... like you've never heard it
Girl band hopefuls cover Madonna… Imagine her reaction.
8 ways to get (and keep) a girl band together
If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends.
Guy from Kerry handpicked by Jamie Oliver in global talent search
Paul Treyvaud made it to the final four in the Simon Cowell-backed international YouTube search for the next big thing.
Simon Cowell turns his sights on... YouTube
The music mogul has taken over television screens and radio airwaves, and has now taken aim at the internet.
The Dredge: Cheryl Cole has a filthy potty mouth
We get our hands mucky with the best of the day’s dirt.
These are just some of the things you can't ask One Direction
Or Harry will give you stink-face.
The Dredge: Christina Aguilera never made 'fat girl' comments
We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt.
The Dredge: Kristen Stewart is totally FINE, OK?
We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt.
The Dredge: Simon Cowell is your new action hero
We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt.
Britney Spears joins The X Factor judges' table
Demi Lovato will also sit next to LA Reid and Simon Cowell for the second instalment of the US version of the show.
Dubliner Ryan O'Shaughnessy makes live final of Britain's Got Talent
Ryan O’Shaughnessy – who was previously kicked off the show, having appeared in The Voice of Ireland – makes the final 11.
Things we have learned from the Simon Cowell biography
Things that cannot be unlearned…
One Direction are being sued by... One Direction
The English-Irish boyband – who are currently conquering the pop world while on a global press tour – are being sued by an American all-male band over the use of their name.
Irish man wows judges on Britain’s Got Talent with ode to mystery girl
But Irish competitor worries that his stint on RTÉ’s The Voice puts him at danger of elimination.
One Direction make US history with chart-topping album
The X Factor boys sell 176,000 copies of their album ‘Up All Night’ – becoming the first band from the UK to enter at number 1 with a debut album.
X Factor's Rachel Crow gets her own television show
We’re guessing her Mom is pretty happy about it.
X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter
They can also use Facebook – and are allowed to submit up to 50 votes from each account.
Westlife to split after 14 years
The band announced an “amicable” separation today, after selling more than 44 million records worldwide.
Simon Cowell doesn't want to go away, ever
The X Factor mogul and pop impresario wants to be cryonically frozen when he dies – otherwise he’ll regret it “in 300 years”.
U-turn: Cheryl Cole definitely NOT returning to US X Factor
First she was dropped, then she was on her way back, now it appears certain that Cheryl Cole has been dropped by the makers of the US X Factor.
She's back: Cheryl Cole 'to return to US X-Factor' after being dropped just last week
Just over a week after she was dropped it’s reported that the Geordie lass will be back on US screens after executives were lobbied by, yes you guessed it, Simon Cowell.
Britain's Got Talent 'fix' furore takes off - as Cowell calls in the cops
Simon Cowell has asked police to probe allegations that show favourite Ronan Parke was personally selected for success by BGT producers long before the series began.
Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.
Cheryl Cole named as American 'X Factor' judge
Singer Cheryl Cole has been confirmed as a judge for this year’s American version of the X Factor.