Sharp-tongued talent show supremo Simon Cowell is to follow in the
footsteps of U2, REM and 'N SYNC - by appearing in acclaimed animation series
Cowell, a judge on US talent show American Idol, made a lasting impression
on producer Al Jean after delivering a string of insults to hapless
Jean says, "I think Simon would be hilarious in the show. We're talking
about a story where the Simpsons are having trouble getting MAGGIE, the baby,
into nursery school.
"We thought it would be really funny if he played the nursery school