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  • Tabloid: Simon Cowell might become a Jew, will visit Israel

    Music mogul Simon Cowell is thinking of joining the tribe, the Mirror reported on Thursday. The X-Factor judge, who has a Jewish father but was raised Roman Catholic, has been inspired by his Jewish soon-to-be baby mama (and maybe soon-to-be wife) Lauren Silverman. She is expecting their first child in February. Looks like he’s taking the whole… More ▸

  • ‘X Factor Israel’ promo: Bar Refaeli comes on to Simon Cowell

    The Israeli version of “The X Factor” isn’t airing until after the high holidays, but this teaser is sure to get Israelis psyched for their very own edition of the American hit show. The promo features host Bar Refaeli racing through the desert to an American-style diner, where she meets up with a digitally manipulated… More ▸

  • Bar Refaeli to host Israel’s ‘X Factor’

    We here in America have seen Bar Refaeli on the pages of Sports Illustrated and in the tabloids with ex-boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, her fellow Israelis will get to see the supermodel on their TV screens hosting the Israeli version of “The X Factor.” The panel of judges will consist of… More ▸

  • Paula Abdul gets X-ed

    Looks like Simon Cowell has lost some love for his former “American Idol” co-host Paula Abdul. After personally recruiting her for the first season of “The X Factor,” Cowell let Abdul know her services would no longer be needed on the U.S. spin-off of the British reality show. And he sent the message through the… More ▸

  • Paula Abdul brings her crazy back to TV on The X-Factor

    Have you missed Paula Abdul on American Idol? Were Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez simply too coherent for you last year? Do you like having Top 40 acts selected on television and do you miss the musical stylings of Mariah Carey in the early 90s? Then Simon Cowell has got a show for you. Last… More ▸