Headlines: Simon Cowell Not Interested in American Idol

Simon Cowell on Not Watching ‘American Idol’ Reboot: “I’m Genuinely Not Interested” – “I’m genuinely not interested,” he said when asked if he’s been watching the show. “I think when we were on it years ago, it was a fun show. It was different, it was kind of naïve, lots of surprises…. I kind of think we’ve been there, I’ve been there, time for something new.” “And we have some good singers on the show this year. Interestingly, on Britain’s Got Talent and America’s Got Talent, I think we get better singers on the Got Talent shows than the other singing show. I don’t know what it is,” he added. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

‘American Idol’ winner Maddie Poppe savoring every moment as career takes off – “It’s never been like this for me before,” said Poppe. “I’ve always gone into everything having so many doubts. And right now, lately I’ve been going into everything thinking, it’s all going to be OK. As exhausted and sleep-deprived as I am, I want to make sure that I savor every moment because I know this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” Poppe is especially happy to share her good fortune with her parents. – Read more at ABC7

Brynn Cartelli performs to local schools and answers questions from students – From Los Angeles to Longmeadow. Just one week off her win on NBC’s The Voice, Brynn Cartelli is back in her hometown of Longmeadow and performing for the people who supported her through this entire journey. The 15-year-old did a tour of Longmeadow’s middle and elementary schools Wednesday, the very schools she attended not long ago. She took questions from the students and sang for them. Some students were so excited to see Brynn, they we’re moved to tears. “The ones crying were so cute, it melted my heart they were so sweet, everyone is really supportive. It was nice to come back to the people that were voting for me and were cheering me on,” said Brynn. – Read more at WWLP.com

‘Bachelorette’ Becca Kufrin Addresses Frontrunner Garrett Yrigoyen’s Instagram Controversy (Exclusive) – “I want viewers to be open to everyone, and I want them to go through this season with me and watch my love story unfold with all of these men… because that’s how I went into this journey,” she told ET’s Lauren Zima during a sit-down interview in Los Angeles on Wednesday. “I did things in the past that I’m sure wasn’t the best thing, but I just want people to stay open-minded to everyone.” – Read more at ETOnline

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