Skip to comments.Simon Cowell Wants Obama To Appear On ‘Idol’
Posted on 03/24/2009 6:59:04 PM PDT by Steelfish
Simon Cowell wants Obama to appear on Idol But judge is unsure if presidential mention of him was a positive one
March. 24, 2009
Simon Cowell and "American Idol" have the power and popularity to enlist plenty of big names to appear on the show. But can they pull in the biggest name of all President Barack Obama?
According to digitalspy.com, Cowell told Absolute Radio that "we're trying to get (Obama) to do a show at the moment."
It didn't escape Cowell's notice that he received a mention from the commander in chief on the "Tonight Show" last week, digitalspy.com reported.
"(The president) was on the 'Tonight Show' talking about how everyone in Washington is a critic," Cowell noted. "And then he said, 'Unfortunately, they're all like Simon Cowell.' I'm not sure if it's a compliment or not."
Cowell also called the president "a really cool guy."
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the american idol president?
American Idol already had Sanjaya.
Anyone remember The Gong Show’s “Gene, Gene, the Dancing Machine?”
“Welcome to Hollywood DAWG!”
Oh good grief...the first Kenyan idol?
You know that the Kenyan attention whore will do it.
From what I gather on the AI thread AI is on the downgrade.
Just perfect. The Idol who is his own Idol.
PeeWee’s play house.
Feelings, wo-o-o feelings,
Wo-o-o, feelings ....
The entire country and the government is a damn joke.
I'm sure our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan will get a big kick out of it ... as well as our enemies.
Last year, he didn’t even know who “O-buh-MA” (as he called him) was.
What, he needs another hapless, stupid fool to pick on?
I view Simon Cowell and MTV as competing for the award of ‘Zero to no use’ entertainment......
But will he fog his teleprompter and choke?
I have no idea why the fist cracked me up, but I'm going to youtube right now and see if I can find it.
Thats MY TAGLINE!
AI is artificial but nobody would confuse it with intelligence.
What would he sing? The Internationale?
He already is, Simon. He already is.
I think he should do it; as long as you’re going to be the national laughing stock, might as well do it right.
Obama’s base is the young and the starstruck, and he is apparently thoroughly bored with the actual work of the presidency.
An American Idol appearance would give the people the impression is he actually “doing something”, especially the people that he needs in 2012.
He could never make it on American Idol, he’d have to show a borth certificate first....
Obama would never share the same stage with the likes of Chuck Barris given that he was a Game Show Host by day and CIA Operative by night.
Probably figures that’s the only way to get Obama to stop pre-empting the show.
Yeah, he can do his presidential act in front of those judges.
Can he dupe them like he has most of the rest of this country? Answer, it’s Hollywood.
Yeah, but that isn’t new. It peaked season five.
He’s already the American Idol President.
Is Obama the President of the United States or an actor because I see awhole late of acting and little Presidenting going on.
Obama will probably be stupid enough to do it.
What’s he going to sing “In Over My Head”? Cowell had better be careful - viewership would crash.
Paula's Lap Boy?
Randy's Lap boy?
I thought he was already on every tuesday, that's what my TV guide sayss..
look! 7.00 pm pst "Lie to me"...
Obama should just send his teleprompter to perform on his behalf.
Seems redundant since he was elected by the same crowd that wathces American Idol.
I’d love to see a special Gong show where the Messiah gets Gonged and a pie stuffed in his face!
Watch Zero show up with his telepromtor in tow.
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