While there were so many great moments from the epic sendoff, one of our favorites HAD to be Simon Cowell making a surprise appearance and reuniting with his former fellow judges Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson — and of course host Ryan Seacrest!
Following her stint as a dancer, she decided to take on the world of choreography, working with stars such as Janet Jackson, George Michael, and Dolly Parton.Having vowed he wouldn't return, Cowell, 56, took his former work pals, including host Ryan Seacrest, completely by surprise as he sneaked up on them while they said their goodbyes in front of the studio audience."I just thought this would be a good opportunity on behalf of Randy and myself for Paula to apologize over the years for being so mean to the contestants," Simon joked, taking the microphone after his shock arrival."When we were trying to be nurturing, helpful, now is the time for you to apologize.""I'd like to say on behalf of us, thank you, America, for inviting us into your homes, thank you to the contestants …"Now, it’s about my children.” Celebrity Sightings Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky made their first appearance as a married couple at the Oct. Dave Chappelle was also at the Inocente Tequila-sponsored event. A., James Woods and Hayden Panettiere were spotted at Katana on Oct. No, not a date, the two were there with a large group of friends.
Chappelle even got up on stage at one point and played tambourine. Grey Goose entertainment hosted an event to celebrate the fourth season of “Iconoclasts” on the Sundance Channel on Oct. Sir Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Tony Hawk and Wyclef Jean, who are all highlighted as Iconoclasts on the show this season, were on hand, as was Cee-Lo of Gnarls Barkley, Rachael Ray, Damon Dash and Penn Badgley. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel were spotted at the Oct.
"I'd let her stay for a few hours, but then it would have to be goodnight," he joked.
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However, both are the first to admit it's a love-hate relationship."I love him.
Simon Cowell has confessed he fancies fellow 'American Idol' judge Paula Abdul - but wouldn't sleep with her because of the awkward morning after. The multi-millionaire star, currently auditioning for the fourth series of the hit show, revealed: "I loathe it.
After poking fun at her long-time co-judge, Paula got sentimental, telling Simon that their time together has brought her "immeasurable joy." "I love all the fun we've had together, I love all the laughter we've shared together, and American Idol is not going to be the same without you," she sincerely said.