Cowell Fumes Over Ryan Seacrest Honor
American Idol judge Simon Cowell is horrified the show's host Ryan
Seacrest has been honored with a star on the Hollywood's Walk of Fame,
after only ten years on the small screen.
Atlanta-native Seacrest, 30, began his TV career as a correspondent on
Extra: The Entertainment Magazine and has been hosting American Idol since
it's 2002 debut.
Cowell and his co-judges Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson joined Seacrest
as his star was unveiled on Wednesday (20APR05).
Cowell says, "(The star) is ill-deserved. I cannot believe April
20 is going to be Ryan Seacrest Day. I am officially taking this day off
"Other people doing well just naturally makes me unhappy. I am
officially taking this day off my diary."
Seacrest's star was for his achievements in radio broadcasting, but he
admitted he wasn't sure anyone would turn up to the unveiling.
He admits, "I thought this would be the most unpopular star