Simon Cowell “shocked” that Clay’s gay

Simon CowellWhen told by Extra TV that Season Two American Idol runner up Clay Aiken had admitted to being gay, Idol judge Simon Cowell commented dryly: “Wow, that’s a shock. It’s like being told Santa Claus isn’t real — unbelievable!” However, he added on a more serious note: “Good for him. If he said it, it’s the right thing for him,” and commented that he doesn’t believe it will have a negative affect on Clay’s career. “I don’t think anyone cares,” he said. “Let’s face it. It’s 2008. You know, who cares?” When asked if Aiken asked Cowell to be the godfather of his son, Simon replied, “No, I don’t know him well enough, and I think I’d be the last person on Earth he’d call.”

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  1. Jo-Anne. • September 26, 2008 @ 7:18 AM

    otherwise entitled
    Let’s Beat a Topic to Death…

  2. Nancy • September 26, 2008 @ 8:15 AM

    Santa Claus isn’t real?

  3. Sonny • September 26, 2008 @ 8:43 AM

    “…doesn’t believe it will have a negative affect on Clay’s career”? What career? No one ever talks about this guy because of his talent, or lack thereof.

  4. Nancy • September 26, 2008 @ 8:46 AM

    Now Christmas is ruined!!

  5. ;> • September 26, 2008 @ 12:37 PM

    Santa Claus is as real as Nancy. No one believes in her and she never goes away. 😀

  6. Nancy • September 26, 2008 @ 1:26 PM

    Well, it’s true about me not going away but, plenty of people believe in me. LMAO

  7. Ken • September 26, 2008 @ 2:55 PM

    Santa Claus is real. Simon Cowell is make believe!

  8. jp313131 • September 26, 2008 @ 3:19 PM

    stupid title!

  9. jrobert • September 27, 2008 @ 1:39 PM

    Honestly, who with a pair of eyes and a brain wouldn`t have been able to deduce for themselves that Clay Aiken was gay? That would be like Ricky Martin or Siegfried and Roy coming out of the closet and admitting to being gay.It would just be covered on the news as ” and in other news…”

  10. AN • September 27, 2008 @ 11:14 PM

    I thought the news about Clay would shock Jo-Anne!

  11. Stargazer • September 29, 2008 @ 4:44 PM

    you guys need to join a support group… Blogaholics Anonymous

  12. Nancy • September 29, 2008 @ 4:55 PM

    But….we don’t want to be anonymous!! And, I’m only showing up if I can bring vodka!! 😀

  13. trib • September 29, 2008 @ 6:05 PM

    LMFAO nancy

  14. tributegirl • October 4, 2008 @ 12:25 AM

    I’m shocked too. So shocked that I think I’ll have a drink of vodka, and write a letter to Santa!!!

  15. Nancy • October 4, 2008 @ 4:15 PM

    Sounds like fun! I’ve already started my Christmas shopping but getting blasted & writing a letter to Santa sounds much more fun!!

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