Simon Cowell: 'Britney Spears Was In Awe Of Me' 12/2/08
American Idol judge Simon Cowell is convinced Britney Spears is
in awe of him - because she appeared to be starstruck when they met. The
music mogul was delighted that the pop superstar agreed to appear on his
British TV talent show X Factor on Saturday (29Nov08) night, and the
pair first came face-to-face at the London studio.
And Cowell is adamant
that Spears was overwhelmed by the meeting. He says, "This may be a bit
egotistical. I think she was in awe of me.
She was just staring at me. I
said, 'Touch me, I'm human,' and I think I broke the ice." Cowell has
also defended Spears' decision to lip-sync her performance on the show,
insisting she still put on a fantastic show.
He adds, "There was more
buzz, more excitement for this girl, than anyone else. It was as if the
president was on the show. She was terrific. Very professional. This
girl's got huge star quality. You've got to hand it to her, she's a