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Simon Cowell addresses Sharon Osbourne’s feud with Amanda Holden

Britain has talent Chief judge Simon Cowell has confirmed he is still friends with Sharon Osbourne after she sparked a feud with his co-judge, TV personality Amanda Holden.

Earlier this month, Osbourne responded to one Daily email interview in which Holden appeared to reference her comments Famous big brother, about how Cowell is someone who “doesn’t know how to keep friends.”

Osbourne appeared alongside her former on the ITV reality show The X Factor co-judge Louis Walsh when it was rebooted this year.

Holden, 53, who returned to the jury of Britain has talent when it made its comeback on Saturday evening (April 20), she was quoted as saying that she “hated seeing certain people on a reality show dissing Simon”. She also claimed he helped their careers.

Osbourne wrote a scathing response, rejecting Holden’s claim that Cowell helped her career and pointing out that she was known as a successful music manager long before she appeared on The X Factor.

“If you bring in Sharon and Louis, that’s what you pay them for, then they become controversial,” Cowell said. The daily mirror. “I still consider Sharon and Louis very good friends, tomorrow we could call each other.

“I think that’s probably one of the things they’re upset about, because they can never get a hold of me.”

Simon Cowell dismissed Sharon Osbourne's comments on 'Celebrity Big Brother' (Getty Images)Simon Cowell dismissed Sharon Osbourne's comments on 'Celebrity Big Brother' (Getty Images)

Simon Cowell dismissed Sharon Osbourne’s comments on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ (Getty Images)

He continued: “Amanda is a good friend, but I really believe Sharon and Louis are good friends too. I don’t have a phone, but from what I heard, what they said about me was actually quite funny.

“And I’ll probably call them both in the next week or so because I haven’t talked to them in a while and it sounds like I should.”

Holden said he looked Famous big brother was like a ‘pantomime’ and said she didn’t like seeing people ‘dissing’ Cowell: ‘He’s the person who gave them all the opportunities, gave them a lot of money and had a lifestyle they probably wouldn’t have had,” she said.

“It’s bitter and sad. It was like Cinderella with her two sisters in the background, just stabby, stabby, stabby.

In her response to Holden, Osbourne said the reality star seemed oblivious to her “history in the music industry, my achievements, the artists I’ve worked with, the shows I’ve produced and my global celebrity.”

Sharon Osbourne is the longtime manager of her husband, rock star Ozzy Osbourne (Getty Images for The Recording A)Sharon Osbourne is the longtime manager of her husband, rock star Ozzy Osbourne (Getty Images for The Recording A)

Sharon Osbourne is the longtime manager of her husband, rock star Ozzy Osbourne (Getty Images for The Recording A)

The former manager of The Smashing Pumpkins and Motorhead, who is also the longtime manager of her husband, Ozzy Osbourne, added that “unlike you, Sharon Osbourne’s brand is known worldwide” and that she is “blessed with a great lifestyle throughout my life.” entire life”.

“Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed doing them at the time because they were a lot of fun,” she said The X Factor. “Yes, Simon paid me very well. Probably more than what you receive today, but all that, my dear, went on a few handbags.

Osbourne added that in case Holden was “living under a rock,” she is married to Ozzy, “a music icon who has sold 170 albums, won five Grammy Awards and is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee.”

“We were married for 42 years and had a fantastic lifestyle before I ever heard of Simon Cowell,” she said.

Holden said comments about Cowell were 'pathetic' (Getty Images)Holden said comments about Cowell were 'pathetic' (Getty Images)

Holden said comments about Cowell were ‘pathetic’ (Getty Images)

Cowell also revealed to the Daily mirror that he is working on a second TV talent show, which he hopes will involve former co-star Cheryl, who he was reunited with on Ant And Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

“Cheryl was brilliant on the show, great to work with, great fun, and there might be something where we might work together, funnily enough,” he said.

“I can’t tell you much right now. I don’t think it will be on a streaming service, and it won’t be X Factor either. But it will be TV, because Cheryl is great on TV. She is fantastic.”

Additional reporting by Press Association