He’s a VERY busy man.
So it’s not a massive surprise that it all got on top of Simon Cowell this week, pulling out of the London X Factor auditions because of a migraine.
But frenemy and co-judge Cheryl Cole was less than sympathetic, telling the audience at Wembley that she was GLAD that Simon wasn’t there.
Harsh, Cheryl. Harsh.
The audience were clearly VERY disappointed (we were in it!) when it was announced that Simon had phoned in sick… everyone apart from Chezza it seems!
The newlywed told the crowd: “He’s got a migraine apparently. Which is funny because he’s been giving us a migraine all week.”
Ouch! Could Chezza be suggesting that Si was pulling a sickie from his own show?!
She added: “I’m sure he’ll come at some point but don’t worry, it just means less rudeness and us having more fun!”
Better not let him hear you say that, Cheryl!
The newlywed kept making references to poor old Si during the day, telling the acts not to worry as ‘the monster’ wasn’t there.
But sure enough, the music mogul DID make an appearance later in the day… and he looked fit as a fiddle to us!
Clearly completely over his illness, the 54-year-old seemed on fine form as he got stuck into the judging alongside Cheryl and Louis Walsh, just as Mel B had to head off to New York.
Maybe he just fancied a lie-in!
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