Simon Isn't Planning to Freeze Himself After All

American Idol judge was joking, rep says
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 25, 2009 1:54 PM CST
Simon Isn't Planning to Freeze Himself After All
In this 2008 file photo, "American Idol" judges, from left, Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson arrive at a promotional event.   (AP Photo)

Ever the cool cat, Simon Cowell now says he was just kidding recently when he informed Britain’s prime minister he’d like to be frozen after his death, a rep for the American Idol judge tells the Mirror. The 49-year-old reportedly told Gordon Brown “I’d be doing the nation a service” by preserving himself for posterity.
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