Simon Cowell ‘couldn’t think of anything worse’ than Strictly: “Shoot me”

Don't expect to be seeing Simon Cowell taking part in reality shows any time soon – he's insisted he would rather break his leg.

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by Jack White |
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The X Factor judge, 54, probably doesn't need to take part in such shows but, asked if he ever would, he even said he would rather die.

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He told a British website: "Strictly? Big Brother? I'm A Celebrity? I couldn't think of anything worse. I couldn't pick one… If I ever do – shoot me. Just make it quick, painless.

Simon won't be switching X Factor for Strictly any time soon
Simon won't be switching X Factor for Strictly any time soon

"I'd probably literally break my leg on purpose because I wouldn't want to do it."

So that's a no, then.

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Meanwhile viewers of the X Factor will tonight be see poor Simon suffer a wardrobe malfunction.

When the button pops from his shirt, Simon receives cheers and wolf whistles from the audience. He then turns to Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and says: "What's going on?"

When he finally realises he laughs, adding: "Oh, my shirt!" He later hides his face, admitting: "I'm so embarrassed."

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Simon's red-faced moment came as he was trying to tell contestant Fleur East how much he enjoyed her performance.

But someone who the judges – Cheryl in particular – don't enjoy as much is 310year-old Raigne. After the hopeful's performance, Cheryl is heard telling the panel: "I couldn't stand her. I couldn't work with her – no way, I'm allergic to her."

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