The cranky British judge is famous for his brutal honesty; here, we collect our favorite zingers from his first seven seasons of judging live 'Idol' performances
''When you started to sing, the first thing that went through my mind was you sound like someone who should be singing on a cruise ship. And then halfway through the song, I imagined the ship sinking.'' to Ashley Hartman, after her Season 2 semifinal performance of ''Touch Me in the Morning''
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