Simon Cowell, the grumpy reality show judge, has had his critics. His sour demeanor and mean critiques have earned him the hatred of many of the contestants that he has judged. Yet, there's something likeable about this honest analyst.
How has he earned both our ire and our support during his years judging American Idol and The X Factor? And what is he really hiding until those tight T-shirts? Perhaps, this curmudgeon is nothing more than an alien cranky about being light years away from his home planet.