There's a lot of things Simon Cowell isn't exactly known for: tact, warmth with contestants, timing. But now he's finally ready to offer an apology…for one of them.
While chatting with Oprah Winfrey, set to air tomorrow, TV's Mr. Nasty admits that announcing his departure from American Idol on the same day Ellen DeGeneres took a seat at the judges table wasn't exactly the most embracing welcome-to-the-gang gesture he could have made.
Though the words "no" and "duh" immediately spring to mind, we'll let him explain: