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American Idol: Simon Cowell Apologizes To David Cook

May 21, 2008 09:15 PM by Joe Reality

Simon Cowell ApologizesDuring the American Idol finale performance show, Simon Cowell called all three rounds for David Archuleta. After David Archuleta’s final song, Simon Cowell even said, “In my opinion, David you came out here tonight to win, and what we have witnessed is a knockout.”

However, Simon Cowell must have gotten an early look at the voting results, because during the American Idol 7 finale results show, he was singing a different tune. Before the results were announced, Simon Cowell said, “I want to congratulate both of you on last night, because I thought on the night it was a terrific show. I went back home to watch it. It wasn’t quite so clear cut as we called it. And in fact, David, I will take this opportunity to apologize, because I think I was verging on disrespectful with you, and I don’t think you deserved that. Because over the season, both of you,what I like about both of you is that you’re tryers, and you’ve both given it your best. You’re both very nice people, and for the first time ever, I don’t really care who wins. I think you’ve both done terrific.”

Of course, shortly after Simon Cowell’s apology speech, Ryan Seacrest announced that David Cook had won American Idol 7. In fact, David Cook won by an amazing twelve million votes, so the majority of voters obviously disagreed with Simon Cowell’s knockout statement.

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  1. SimonSays1976 Says:
    May 21st, 2008 at 10:51 pm

    Thousands and thousands of people paid $10.00 each for a chance to enter the 2008 American Idol Songwriting Contest, And look what they got…….So how many will it take till someone calls this fraud? 1. Top 20 American Idol Songwriting Finalist (Andy Zulla) is an engineer on Clay Aiken, Kelly Clarkson, Diana DeGarmo CD’s. 2. Top 20 American Idol Songwriting Finalist (Windy Wagner) is a backup singer on the NEW Clay Aiken CD. 3. Top 20 American Idol Songwriting Finalist (Ryan Gillmor) wrote the theme song for the Fox television show “Unhitched”. 4. Top 20 American Idol Songwriting Finalist (Dan Yessian) wrote jingles for Ford Motors. 5. Top 20 American Idol Songwriting Finalist (Luke Ebbin) is a producer on Austalian Idol 1st place runner-up Shannon Noll’s CD. 6. Top 20 American Idol Songwriting Finalist (Regie Hamm) (FYI…USAToday.com has named him the Songwriting Winner), is a co-writer on the NEW Clay Aiken CD and he’s also a co-writer of the winner of 2007′s American Idol Songwriting Contest Scott Krippayne……Anybody see a pattern Yet? 3 of the 2008 American Idol Songwriting Contest Top 20 songwriters get credit on Clay Aiken CD’s. Out of thousands and thousands of entries, 3 out of 20 work with Mr. Aiken. and nobody has a problem with this? The 2008 American Idol songwriting winner and 2007 American Idol songwriting winner are song co-writing partners and that’s fine with everybody? If not then please visit ……. http://americanidolexposed.weebly.com …….for all the facts.

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