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The trick was meant to show that the psychic duo had guessed the numbers that the judges would call out live on the show.

A lot of these one-liners were the product of coaching that Cowell received from noted publicist Max Clifford (who was sacked by Cowell after being convicted of sex offences as of May 2014).

Cowell also appeared on the one-off World Idol programme in 2003, where it became clear that each country's version of the Idol had attempted to come up with its own "Simon Cowell" type personality.

In 2003, Cowell placed No 33 on Channel 4's list of the all-time 100 Worst Britons.

Cowell formed a new company Syco, consisting of three opera singers and one pop singer of four different nationalities.

Cowell is the principal founder and chief executive of the British entertainment company Syco.

As a judge, Cowell often makes blunt and controversial comments, including insults and wisecracks about contestants and their singing abilities.

) (born 7 October 1959) is an English reality television judge and producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

He is most recognised as a judge on the British TV talent competition series Pop Idol, The X Factor, and Britain's Got Talent, and the American TV talent competition shows American Idol, The X Factor, and America's Got Talent.

Cowell returned for a fourth series on 18 August 2007 alongside Osbourne, Walsh and new judge, Dannii Minogue.

Walsh had previously been sacked from the judging panel by Cowell for the fourth series, and was subsequently replaced by Brian Friedman, who was a judge on Grease Is the Word.

Cowell's S Records signed the top two finishers of the first season of Pop Idol, Will Young and Gareth Gates, both of whom went on to have No 1 UK hits, which were the top 2 best-selling singles of 2002, as well as that of top 2 of the decade of 2000s.