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Simon Cowell takes swipe at Katy Perry for American Idol

He was the main man behind reality singing series American Idol.

And Simon Cowell doesn’t seem too keen on the famous star taking his seat at the judges table.

The 57-year-old television personality took a swipe at Katy Perry in a clip released Wednesday from his upcoming OBJECTified interview. 

 

Hitting out: Simon Cowell was featured in a clip released Wednesday from his upcoming OBJECTified interview

Swish! The 57-year-old television personality took a swipe at new American Idol judge Katy Perry, as she is pictured at the MTV Video Music Awards in August 

Swish! The 57-year-old television personality took a swipe at new American Idol judge Katy Perry, as she is pictured at the MTV Video Music Awards in August 

When asked by TMZ’s Harvey Levin what he thinks about singers judging other singers in reality competition series, Simon was quite vocal about his distaste.

He said: ‘You think Madonna wants to find Madonna? You think she wakes up tomorrow morning going, “God I’m really hoping the next Madonna comes along and I need to do something about it.” 

‘She’s going “no, I want Madonna to be more successful” and I totally get that. So when I see them judging these shows it’s like – whoa.’ 

Interesting: When asked by TMZ's Harvey Levin what he thinks about singers judging other singers in reality competition series, Simon was quite vocal about his distaste

Interesting: When asked by TMZ’s Harvey Levin what he thinks about singers judging other singers in reality competition series, Simon was quite vocal about his distaste

Making a point: He said: 'You think Madonna wants to find Madonna? You think she wakes up tomorrow morning going, "God I'm really hoping the next Madonna comes along and I need to do something about it"

Making a point: He said: ‘You think Madonna wants to find Madonna? You think she wakes up tomorrow morning going, “God I’m really hoping the next Madonna comes along and I need to do something about it”

Humor: When asked about Perry's new gig Simon replied 'good luck!' before breaking out into laughter

Humor: When asked about Perry’s new gig Simon replied ‘good luck!’ before breaking out into laughter

 Levin said that was a big statement to make before asking what he thinks of the 32-year-old Swish Swish singer joining the reboot of his old program.

Simon replied ‘good luck!’ before breaking out into laughter.

He made his name in the US when he was featured as a judge in the first season of American Idol in 2002.

Cowell left the show in 2010 in order to start up The X Factor in the states. 

Aww: Simon beams as he shares a photo of an ultra sound for his now three-year-old son Eric as he calls it his favorite picture

Aww: Simon beams as he shares a photo of an ultra sound for his now three-year-old son Eric as he calls it his favorite picture

In-depth: Simon's OBJECTified interview could be seen on the Fox News Channel on Sunday, October 1

In-depth: Simon’s OBJECTified interview could be seen on the Fox News Channel on Sunday, October 1

Back in May, Katy was unveiled as the first judge on the show as she landed a reported $25 million contract.

He doesn’t just talk about his television career as another clip was released the same day as he opened up about his three-year-old son Eric.

Simon beams as he shares a photo of an ultra sound as he calls it his favorite picture.

Ching ching: Back in May, Katy was unveiled as the first judge on the show as she landed a reported $25 million contract as she is pictured performing in Washington earlier this week

Ching ching: Back in May, Katy was unveiled as the first judge on the show as she landed a reported $25 million contract as she is pictured performing in Washington earlier this week

Harvey asked if the British star tries to mold his only child in his image.

Cowell replied: ‘When was about 2 and a half I sat him down one day and I said I’m going to teach you three very, very important letters for when you get your first girlfriend. He’s looking at me – I said it’s N-D-A.’

NDA stands for Non-disclosure agreement, it is also known as a confidentiality agreement, and is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines confidential material between them but wish to restrict access to or by third parties.

Simon’s OBJECTified interview could be seen on the Fox News Channel on Sunday, October 1. 

'I don't mean to be rude, but...': He made his name in the US when he was featured as a judge in the first season of American Idol in 2002

‘I don’t mean to be rude, but…’: He made his name in the US when he was featured as a judge in the first season of American Idol in 2002

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