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Will Simon leave American Idol?

Will Simon leave American Idol?


In an interview with British magazine Mirror, the no-nonsense judge indicated that he may be leaving American Idol.

“Most people do one show a year and I do three and they involve a lot of traveling. One may have to go,” Simon, 49, told the paper on Saturday. “I don’t know which one. That is the problem, I like all of them. I can’t imagine not doing ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and I can’t imagine not doing ‘X Factor.’ But I guess America is more likely to go because I have got one year under contract. Maybe that will be the end.”

According to the paper, Simon may make four transatlantic flights a week during the summer to keep up with “American Idol” and his two British shows, “X Factor” and “Britain’s Got Talent,” in which he also serves as a judge.

“I don’t want to come over as whiney because I am very grateful that I have got these jobs,” he said. “But there is a point where I am not sure we can keep this schedule up. It takes longer and longer to make these shows because you have to put more into them, and I am not sure we can sustain me doing three shows a year, with the record label and the TV production company.”

In addition, Simon added that he’s launching a “big new show next year,” though he said details are top-secret.

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