Simon Cowell approached singer Estelle to judge The X Factor – but she turned him down.
SIMON Cowell asked superstar Estelle to join him as a judge on The X Factor – but she turned him down.
The X Factor supremo was keen to get the Grammy Award winning Brit on his show but she told The Sun Online it could never have happened.
In an exclusive chat with The Sun Online for the release of her fab fifth album Lover’s Rock, American Boy singer Estelle, 38, said:
“I love Simon “I was approached to be a judge. “They were trying to make it work – but my schedules clashed.”
While she would have loved the role, London born Estelle admitted she would have struggled to criticise the acts on stage.
“I would have done the show. I would have been Mrs Nice guy. I wouldn’t be able to people down though. “What do you want me to say to people? “I’m very nice to people. I’m not going to just s*** on your dreams. I’m not going to do that because I’ve had people try to s*** on my dreams as tough love. “If I had listened to them, I wouldn’t be here now,” she added.