Idol Headlines for 04/15/12

American Idol Hopeful Jessica Sanchez Exemplifies Why Star Candidates Don’t Get Hired – Some people were surprised at Jessica Sanchez’s near-elimination from Fox’s hit show, American Idol, but I sadly was not. Don’t get me wrong – I’m an admirer of her singing ability, and as a fellow Filipina-American, there is an immediate affinity. But having hired thousands of people over 15 years of recruiting, I’ve seen many times when the star candidate or obvious frontrunner falls short in the interview process. From what I’ve seen on Idol this season, Jessica made three key mistakes a lot of star candidates make that cost them the offer and may cost Jessica the win: – Read more at Forbes

Simon Cowell: I had a crush on her, Dannii’s hair, sexy clothes and the t**s. It was genuine love – SIMON Cowell had a sensational secret affair with X Factor judge Dannii Minogue, The Sun can reveal. The TV mogul, 52, confessed they were lovers when they worked on the show. He admitted: “I had a crush. It was genuine love.” And he reveals he lusted after Cheryl Cole and wanted to bed her, too, when his feelings for Dannii cooled. – Read more at The Sun

Simon Cowell: I wanted Cheryl Cole affair – SMITTEN Simon Cowell told friends he was “mesmerised” by Cheryl Cole — and was desperate to get her into his bed. The crestfallen TV mogul, who likened her to Princess Di, sighed after their dramatic public split: “I would have liked an affair with Cheryl.”
But he didn’t even manage a kiss and cuddle, and admitted: “I felt like a mouse being played with by a beautiful cat.” Acclaimed author Tom Bower reveals in his new book that Cowell fell under Cheryl’s spell during her frequent visits to his dressing room in their three years together as judges on X Factor. – Read more at The Sun

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