November 04, 2011 10:00 AM by Lisa Princ
Last night on The X Factor, we watched as Melanie Amaro made it through another week, after Simon Cowell sung her praises on Wednesday night. Now, Melanie Amaro is praising Simon Cowell, as she recently chatted about how he is different off camera, even referring to him as a “big teddy bear.” Read on to hear more of what Melanie had to say!
The X Factor‘s Melanie Amaro couldn’t be more thrilled with her mentor, Simon Cowell. Not only did Simon Cowell admit to making a mistake when he let her go the first time, but he did nothing but praise the singer after her performance this week. In an interview with People Magazine, Melanie Amaro had nothing but good things to say about Simon, as she said: “On camera, he’s like this big tough guy, but when the cameras come off, he’s a big teddy bear. He’s so sweet and he’s loving and he’s hugging and he’s kissing. And he’s just like, ‘You’re awesome!’”
When Simon Cowell told Melanie that she was the one to beat on Wednesday, Melanie Amaro was thrilled and knows that Simon is just trying to help regardless of how he comes across sometimes. Melanie added: “I was shocked, and I was happy. I was like, ‘Wow, he sees that I’m working really, really hard.’ He told me already that I keep him guessing. He says what he thinks I’m going to do I never do, but that just makes him feel like I’m trying to push myself out of my comfort zone and making him proud of me.”
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