Simon Cowell, king of brutal honesty has a new victim. Yes, none other than David Walliams! In a recent interview, Simon revealed that he hates reading David’s books to his son Eric. David’s response, however, was priceless.
Simon says reading David Walliams books to his son Eric is ‘torture’
Cowell has revealed in a recent backstage interview that he HATES reading David Walliams’ books. Whilst we’re already surprised that Simon owns David’s books, it seems he’s not afraid of coming clean on how much he dislikes them. Walliams, one of the UK’s biggest child authors, took the comment lightly. ‘I didn’t know you could read’, David replied. Obviously, this short segment of the interview had the entire panel is hysterics.
Simon Cowell thinks he should take a share of David’s book sales
As we know, David is also known for his outstanding record of bestselling books. Simon revealed that he felt disheartened by the fact he ‘makes 0’ from any of the sales. Cowell claims that he expected at least a bit of ‘gratitude’ after all the success that Walliams has achieved. Simon said that he realized that half the ideas that David bases his books are generated by Simon Cowell first. Simon, as much we love you, we find that very hard to believe.
“I’ve obviously influenced you in a lot of ways,” Simon ended the conversation with.
David Walliams mocks ‘BGT’ judges during National Television Awards
If you hadn’t already heard, David has won MANY awards for ‘Best Judge’ at the NTA’s. However, this year, David hosted the award ceremony and started it off by mocking Britain’s Got Talent judges. Dressed as all 3 judges, Walliams took continuous shots at the panel. The famous Alesha Dixon laugh and Cowell’s notorious unbuttoned shirt both made the cut. This might just be our favorite television skit in a while.
Watch David’s speech after winning yet another award in the same category below:
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