Simon Says Clark's A Creep
May 10, 2005
dread answering my phone every morning, now,"
Simon Cowell revealed as he broke his silence
for the first time, only to "Extra"
about the sex scandal that rocked "American
"The waiting was worse than the actual event,"
Simon admitted. "Because there had been so much
expectation about this, and we thought, 'What have they
got? Have they been bugging my dressing room?' And it
Simon told our Terri Seymour that the biggest
revelation in "Primetime's" investigation
was that Corey Clark is a creep. "It was
just somebody using her to get a lot of publicity
for an appalling record, full stop," Simon
Clark, who is now releasing a song called "Paulatics,"
swore to our Tanika Ray that he's telling the
truth about his affair with Paula, even though
he was kicked off the show for lying about his
"She shouldn't get fired," Corey said
about Paula. "They're keeping felons on the
show. She didn't do nothing but have sex with
somebody. Know what I'm saying? Everybody has
And when Terri noted to Simon that most people
seem very pro-Paula, he responded, "When
a guy like that has a go at her, you're always
going to feel sorry for the girl, but it's made
it more interesting, hasn't it?"
Interest turns back into a singing competition,
Tuesday night on FOX.