X Factor: Simon Cowell’s best insults

"You just screamed at the crowd and nobody wants that"


Simon Cowell, aka Mr Nasty, is back on this year’s X Factor panel. 


Cowell’s “the daddy” of reality shows, he tells RadioTimes.com, agreeing that when it comes to finding talent he’s the only man for the job.

But while he battles his fellow judges Mel B, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini to fill his category (find out which that is here) with top talent, he’s first got to see all of the eager singers waiting to audition. 

Some are wonderful, some are interesting, some are… well, let’s just say, not Simon’s cup of tea. 

While Mel B may give Simon a run for his money with her particular brand of honesty this time around, let’s take a look back over some of Mr Cowell’s memorable mean moments from down the years…



X Factor is expected to return Saturday 30th August 2014 on ITV