Simon Cowell’s launching another UK TV show amid the debacle over Gabrielle Union’s exit from “America’s Got Talent.”
He’s been at auditions with Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. They’ve teamed up for “The X Factor: The Band,” which aims to find the next One Direction or Fifth Harmony.
Cowell’s antics were reportedly at the center of the five-hour meeting Union — who says she was fired after complaining about a hostile set environment — held with NBC execs Wednesday.
Sources told Deadline “the great part of the discussion” revolved around Cowell’s “acerbic behavior” and his “overlording.”
“The ball is in NBC’s court to see if they can get Cowell to agree to make some changes to the way things are done on the show,” an insider said.
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