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Published:August 13th, 2011 09:58 EST

Simon Cowell Would Have Kicked Lady Gaga To The Curb On The X-Factor

By Robert Paul Reyes

"SIMON Cowell has said he would have rejected Lady GaGa on The X Factor - but he admits she`s changed his mind about quirky stars."


Lady Gaga is like one of those joke contestants on American Idol or The X Factor who are put on the air strictly for their comedic value. The producers of these hit shows milk these hapless contestants for two or three minutes, and then they are discarded and quickly forgotten.


Unfortunately, with Lady Gaga the joke is on us and she`s been in the spotlight for far too long. Gaga`s success is an indictment of our society, we value controversy and cheap gimmicks over talent and perseverance.

I can imagine Lady Gaga as a contestant on American Idol, walking onto the stage with an albatross around her neck. Gaga would be lucky if Simon didn`t slap her across the face with the albatross.

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