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Simon Cowell: ‘I couldn’t care less if people think I’m gay’

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  1. And I couldn’t care less if your hair was on fire, Simon.

    PN is fast becoming like Hello! magazine.

    1. Agreed, Sacha.

      Nevertheless, Cowell’s line “A lot of my friends are gay, but I’m not and don’t even think that way any more” is very odd, don’t you think? He claimed he’s not gay and that he doesn’t “even think that way ANY MORE”. That seems to indicate that he acknowledges that once upon a time he WAS gay?

      Has Mr. Cowell been receiving hands-on gay-cure treatments at some spiritual outfit in North London? Wouldn’t surprise me.

      1. Eddy, you’re trying too hard! He’s simply saying he doesn’t regard other people’s sexuality as being a big deal for him. He sees them as people, not gays, straights, etc, etc.

        Take the gay-glasses off for a bit!

        1. No, Wingby, sorry, but if one deconstructs that particular statement the possibility that I have outlined can be clearly seen to exist, as follows.

          “A lot of my friends are gay . . . ”
          Fine. This is a straightforward statement that Cowell has a lot of gay friends.

          “. . . but I’m not”
          Fine. Cowell says in a straightforward manner that he is not gay.

          “and [I] don’t even think that way any more”

          The term “that way” in this context can only refer to thinking like a gay man, having the thoughts of a gay man.

          The words “any more” in this context imply that there once was a time when the speaker DID “think THAT WAY”.

          Ergo, from the words that have been reported it appears that Cowell has inadvertently admitted that he was once gay.

          1. “That way” could, and in my view probably does refer to making an issue of whether people are gay or straight. “any more” meaning “previously I used to see people primarily through that prism.”

            You could be right, but that seems an odd thing to say to me in this context.

  2. Jock S. Trap 9 Apr 2013, 12:02pm

    Good for him.

    Do look forward to the day when sexuality, marriage etc ISN’T an issue.

    Mind you it isn’t with the majority, yet again it’s the minority that scream loudest.

  3. I agree with Simon 100%.

    Its a total non-issue-like the colour of your eyes or whether your right or left handed.

    Stupid to speculate any more than saying:-
    “I wonder what colour that person’s eyes are?”

    1. Spanner1960 9 Apr 2013, 1:57pm

      Not if you fancy them it isn’t.
      (Not that he is my type, you understand)

  4. Robert in S. Kensington 9 Apr 2013, 12:26pm

    I don’t care if he is or isn’t. Is there nothing else better to do than try to figure out someone’s orientation? We have the most important legislation affecting the lives of gay people in the UK before us, equal marriage facing a third and final vote in the Commons with some trying to derail it and next the scrutiny of the Lords.

  5. Funny he mentioned Terri Semour “relationship” lasted 6 years. Take a look at this –

    1. In common with many in Showbiz, he puts on a veneer of inclusiveness which, in his case, is belied by some of his behaviour and remarks.

  6. GingerlyColors 10 Apr 2013, 7:23am

    The X Factor has already produced a number of gay singers, including Rylan Clark and last two year’s runners-up, Chris Moloney and Marcus Collins.
    Then there is Britain’s Got Talent which featured gay ballroom dancers, The Sugar Dandies last year. Simon Cowell, like most other people do not give two hoots if people are gay or not.

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