Simon and Cheryl are on friendly terms again
Cheryl, 28, organised a plane to fly over the Miami house that Simon was staying with a banner reading: ‘Simon Cowell is 52 today. Ha ha ha. Love Cheryl‘ – a gesture which Simon says actually helped to restore their friendship.
‘We text occasionally. I mean, she is not on the phone every night any more but she broke the ice when she sent me that funny birthday message,’ says Simon.
‘I thought it was hilarious. I loved her for it.’
Simon admits that he feels guilty about the way he dumped Cheryl from the US X Factor last year after she’d spent 3 weeks on the judging panel.
He had no idea how much of a public backlash there would be,’ Simon tells Live.
‘I know when I’ve crossed the line a little bit.
‘I thought there was going to be a big reaction. I wasn’t prepared for what was coming next.
‘I had to apologise for the way it was handled.’
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