Free Trend Report Free 2019 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Simon Cowell Leaves 'American Idol' on a Positive Note

 - May 27, 2010
References: americanidol & news.yahoo
After nine amazing seasons, the "beloved" Simon Cowell leaves American Idol to pursue his other endeavors. Being the judge with the "mean-guy" reputation, Cowell's final crit was surprisingly positive. Regardless, contestants always showed much appreciation for the mean-but-honest judge and took his constructive criticism (for the most part) to heart.

As a viewer, I believe that Simon Cowell's presence will definitely be missed. Check out the tribute to Simon's 'American Idol' days in the video above, and see stills from the final episode in the gallery.