Simon Cowell has revealed his interpretation of Obama’s personal message on Jay Leno.
Cowell declares, “He was basically saying Washington has become more truthful, more honest, more sincere…more intelligent.”
Extra reporter Terri Seymour caught up with Simon Cowell backstage at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as he was still grinning about President Barack Obama’s personal shout out during his appearance on the show last week.
President Obama joked with Leno saying, “I do think Washington…it’s a little bit like American Idol, except everybody is like Simon Cowell.”
Reacting to Obama’s mention, Cowell admits, “It’s an honor. It’s nice to be spoken about.” Cowell wasn’t the only one surprised about Obama’s comments. Ryan Seacrest couldn’t believe his ears either! “He sent me a text – ‘Obama mentioned you. I’m dying,’” Cowell revealed.
As for Obama’s message, Cowell declared, “He [Obama] was basically saying Washington has become more truthful, more honest, more sincere…more intelligent.”
“Extra’s” interview with Simon Cowell airs tonight.
Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.