Simon Cowell on Katie Hopkins joining BGT: ‘I’d rather cut myself a thousand times’

Simon Cowell has discussed the possibility of Katie Hopkins joining the Britain’s Got Talent panel.


by Jack White |
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And it’s not looking good for the 40-year-old social commentator…

When asked about her becoming a judge, Simon, 55, said: “I would rather take a bath, fill it with vinegar, cut myself a thousand times, immerse myself slowly for an hour, than work with her.”

Just in case Katie was still hopeful, Si added: “So the answer is no.”

Simon made his feelings about Katie very clear
Simon made his feelings about Katie very clear

After the music mogul revealed earlier this month that he’s planning to retire after a couple more years on TV, Hopkins moved in.

She said: “There is a role for any Miss Nasty on any panel. We don’t have any good Miss Nasties at the moment because everyone wants to be sweet like Cheryl Cole.

“They want to be loved. It would be good to have someone different. There’s absolutely more TV coming up for me.”

Awkwardly it seems Katie can rule out any of Simon’s shows which, let’s face, it, are the ones everybody wants to be on.

The BGT panel is set for a major rejig though, after Amanda Holden also confirmed her exit plans.

She said: “I would love to make it to 10 years and then call it a day. 10 years is an amazing feat.”

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