Simon Cowell says he “hated” World Idol; winner “in agony” after car crash.

Simon Cowell says he “hated” World Idol; winner “in agony” after car crash.
Simon Cowell says he “hated” World Idol. “I didn’t see the point, if I’m being honest with you,” he said. “They’ve all won. You’re making, you know, 10 winners losers, and the point was that Kelly had paid her dues.” The show’s winner, Kurt Nilsen, is “in agony” after being in a car crash. He “was in a stationary car with girlfriend Kristine Jacobsen when another vehicle ploughed into them at 70mph,” Digital Spy reports. He was released from the hospital and is recovering.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

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Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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