Simon Cowell Ready To Announce Season 9 Will Be His Last, According to His Brother

Simon Cowell’s brother Tony is reporting, on his weekly podcast Fame Game,   that Season 9 of Idol WILL be Simon’s last.

In fact, brother Tony reports that Simon is drawing up a press statement as we speak, that will confirm Simon’s exit from American Idol in 2010 to concentrate on bringing his UK hit X Factor to America in 2011.

Listen to Tony’s radio podcast below. The Idol stuff begins at about the 3 minute mark.


Can American Idol survive the loss of Simon Cowell? Will X Factor coming to America mean the end of American Idol?

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