"For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer."
"I don't have many famous friends, really, except Simon Cowell."
"You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically."
"Nick and Simon had come to a natural end of their working relationship with Warren, which obviously opened the door for a reunion of the original five."
"Since we launched the original 'Pop Idol' in England, I've remained close with Simon Fuller. Working as executive producer on 'American idol' for its first seven years not only was an inspirational journey into the heart of American pop culture, it opened my eyes to the untapped potential of the incredibly dynamic young people in this world."