Simon Cowell says he’ll never work with Jessie J again

Simon Cowell arriving at The X Factor USA Texas Auditions at the Frank Erwin CenterSimon Cowell has reportedly said that he will “never work” with Jessie J again.

The X Factor boss is reported to have stated that he “can’t stand” the singer after seeing her as a coach on The Voice UK and hearing her making negative comments about his own shows.

Jessie J appeared as a guest judge on The X Factor UK last year, but has since described the show as “gimmicky”.

“Simon used to really rate Jessie, both as an artist and as a person. Now he can’t stand her,” a source told The Mirror.

“He thinks her exploits during The Voice have killed off all credibility she had, not least when she slagged him off in interviews. Similarly, producers were livid about the comments she made aboutThe X Factor, when she claimed the programme was gimmicky.
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“She had performed on the show so everyone is fuming. Simon will never work with Jessie again. And the show’s execs feel she has made her BBC bed and must now lie in it. She wanted to plug her new single on this year’s X Factor but Simon has said ‘no’.”

It was previously reported that Simon Cowell had tried to poach Jessie J from BBC One to become a permanent judge on The X Factor, but that she turned the offer down.