Simon Cowell Won’t Appear on British X Factor Anymore


Simon Cowell will be devoting all of his onscreen judging energies to the upcoming American version of The X Factor and won't appear as a weekly judge on the new season of the U.K. version. He'll still have "an enormous presence backstage" for the British original and could appear on-camera later on, but, for now, he and ITV are "completely comfortable" with the arrangement. USA! USA! Now, if only we knew who the other judges were besides L.A. Reid ... [BBC]