Hotel Lover Simon Cowell

0
0
Subscribe to Simon Cowell alerts

Simon Cowell wanted to live in hotels forever.

The music mogul spent 18 months staying in a Mandarin Oriental hotel - a chain which is known for its luxurious resorts - and admits he contemplated never moving back home until he realised he was bored of their menus.

He said: "I like hotel rooms. It's easy. Clean. I lived in the Mandarin Oriental for a year and a half and I thought I'd never ever live in a house again.

"And then one day you can't eat from the room service menu anymore and that's it."

The 50-year-old star - who currently lives with his make-up artist fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy - also claimed that despite his multi-million pound fortune, he still leads a simple life.

He explained: "If you look in my kitchen you'll find jelly beans and baked beans, nothing fancy. I like 'Jaws' and 'Star Wars' rather than some Polish film with subtitles.

"A lot of the so-called great music of the world has bypassed me as well. I've just stuck to my guns. If I like it, there's a good chance other people will like it as well."

The TV talent show judge - who also owns his own TV production company and music publishing house Syco - admitted he was driven to succeed by his childhood neighbour, former Warner Bros. UK head Gerry Blatner.

He explained to Radio Times magazine: "As a kid, I would look over the fence at this great house and see everyone - Robert Mitchum, Elizabeth Taylor, all these great actors having the time of their lives. I remember thinking from a very, very early age, 'God, I hope I grow up and have a nice house so I can have parties like that.' "


Contactmusic

Tags: Simon Cowell - Bros - Elizabeth Taylor - Mezhgan Hussainy - Star Wars

0
0
Subscribe to Simon Cowell alerts
Advertisement

More Simon Cowell

John Lydon Criticises Simon Cowell And Band Aid

Regardless of what you think of John Lydon, you could never accuse him of failing to speak his mind. On the receiving end of his...

Mark Ronson Rush Releases 'Uptown Funk' after Fleur East Performance

The release of Mark Ronson's new single Uptown Funk has been moved forward by five weeks after X-Factor contestant Fleur East performed a stunning rendition...

Randy Jackson Finally Says Farewell to 'American Idol' Family

'American Idol''s last original judge Randy Jackson is finally stepping down from the show after an impressive 12 year stint as both a judge and...

Simon Cowell Claims US X Factor "Will Come Back Again" Despite Cancelation

Simon Cowell is undoubtedly a huge success and has transformed the music industry forever, but despite having a near-flawless career in several television and music...

Advertisement

Simon Cowell Reckons One Direction's Success Won't Be Repeated

As Britain’s premier pop music mogul, Simon Cowell isn’t one to mince his words. Ahead of the first live shows of the current eleventh series...

Despite Cowell's Return, 'Strictly' Topples X-Factor in Sunday Ratings

It is a battle that could have perhaps been avoided had either the BBC or ITV backed down and rescheduled, but Strictly Come Dancing and...

Leona Lewis Writes Open Letter To Fans Discussing Reasons Behind Her Exit From Simon Cowell’s Syco Label

Leona Lewis has posted a handwritten, open letter to her fans on Twitter, discussing her feelings of depression and the reasons behind her departure...

GRL Members and Simon Cowell Lead Tributes To Singer Simone Battle

Simone Battle’s G.RL. bandmates have paid tribute to the singer, writing that they will "carry her memory with us in everything we do,” on the...

Advertisement

Comments

Simon Cowell Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Simon Cowell

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All