05 August 2009

The infamous Simon Cowell has revealed his candid views of the popular non surgical solution to wrinkles, Botox. The music mogul, who is now better known for his roles behind the judge's desk on talent shows such as the X Factor and American Idol, told Post magazine that he was such a fan of the wrinkle relaxing injections that he was sometimes surprised by the appearance of wrinkles on his co-stars.Mr Cowell revealed: "Ive had Botox. But then again, pretty much everyone I know has, except Cheryl Cole. "I got a shock when she was sitting next to me on the panel and she frowned and her forehead actually wrinkled. I thought, Whoa! I havent seen that in a while. A real frown. Thats different. "To me, Botox is no more unusual than toothpaste. It works, you do it once a year who cares?" Mr Cowell has always been outspoken in his support of the cosmetic surgery industry, and recently hit the headlines when it was revealed that top TV chef Gordon Ramsay had undergone Botox treatments to smooth the dimples in his chin following goading from the music producer. The star has often caused offence with his forthright opinions in the real world as well as on his various talent show spots. Just last year, Mr Cowell was hit with criticisms for his claims that all women over 40 should have cosmetic surgery and that, if he could, he would make it compulsory for them to do so.