Actually, there are two angles to this story, so does that make Simon Cowell...two-faced? See for yourself!
First, a teary-eyed Simon admitted that contrary to all his hard-hearted expectations, he’s becoming very “emotionally involved” with the girls he’s mentoring on The X Factor. (We really, really hope that’s not a euphemism for something saucier!) But just as former American Idolvillain judge begins to reveal this softer side, some folks across the pond are embracing Simon’s love-to-hate-him quality in a whole new way.
After a poll revealed Simon to be considered the “most punchable celebrity,” Gymbox, a fitness facility in Central London, recruited a live Simon Cowell lookalike in its ground- (and possibly face-) breaking Human Punchbag!
Andy Monk, the pioneering pseudo-Cowell, is expected to raise sales by “egging [gym-goers] on with a series of taunts and insults.” Maybe Simon should be insulted. Then again, after seeing the abs on the faux Simon’s faux body, we’d think he’s better off feeling honored/relieved.