And Pudsey has landed a Hollywood movie role!
We’ll begin today’s X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent news with a report in the Sun which states that Simon Cowell was landed with a hotel bill for $500,000 (£320,000) after he gave X Factor USA wannabes “the five-star treatment.”
Apparently, Simon put the delighted contestants in exclusive hotels in Miami for the show’s Boot Camp stage, so the lucky 160 singers stayed at the five-star Mondrian, Delano and Shore Club hotels, all of which overlook the beautiful beaches of South Beach.
But of course, back in the UK, Boot Camp hopefuls didn’t do quite so well, given they were accommodated in a Holiday Inn Express with views overlooking the River Mersey…
Yeah, really not comparable are they?
However, of the massive bill, a show insider said, “Singers on the British version of the show will be green with envy but Cowell stumped up $500,000 putting everyone up in plush hotels in Miami for boot camp.
“He wanted to give them a taste of the celebrity lifestyle and help propel them on to great things…” Continue reading »