Cowell is the creator of Americas Got Talent, a variety show debuting June 21 on NBC, and he says, unlike American Idol, he really has no clue who will win the $1 million grand prize.
As he puts it, Theres a 14-year-old singer and a 68-year-old rapper and, on paper, youd argue against putting them on TV, but were giving them a chance.
The show will feature singers and dancers, of course; but ventriloquists, jugglers and male strippers also have a chance to strut their stuff in front of a panel of judges that includes actor David Hasselhoff and pop star Brandy.
So far, Cowell has been impressed with how honest the judges have been, though he admits hes been surprised at their reaction to some of the talent.
In his words, I didnt realize Hasselhoff is allergic to jugglers.
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