It's not the only Cowell-involved show that could use a boost.
Being harsh may come easily to Simon Cowell, but the rookie judge revealed that saying no to hopefuls is harder than she imagined.“I didn’t think it would be this challenging,” Lovato revealed.“Saying no to people is really hard.” Lovato especially feels torn with certain contestants and is concerned that her words might harm fragile psyches in the process.We’ve always made a point, on these shows, of changing whenever we think it’s necessary. SPEARS: This show has been really good for me to do because I’ve been able to help this talent come in and achieve their dream, and I can relate to them on such a level because I started out at such a young age.For certain reasons, we thought, even though the girls did a great job last year, that we needed a change. I know the foundation and the depth of what you go through, in achieving your dream and doing this. When you were coming up, what was the most piercing or harsh criticism that you ever received, and did it help you or hurt you?