And then Howard [Stern] came on the show, and Howard was doing a good job. When you’ve been on a show which is done well, it’s a fantastic feeling.
When he decided to go, we had a quick conversation, and that was it, really. This is a very successful show, so rather than launching something new, this felt like an easier, more obvious thing to do.
Before the contestants take the stage, we’ve got Simon Cowell and Mel B dishing on their secrets for voting talent on to the next round.
The 38-year-old singer was spotted arriving for the second day of auditions on Sunday (June 25) in Manchester, England.
PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nicole Scherzinger She was joined by fellow judges Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, and Louis Walsh.
WATCH: The Top 5 Highest-Paid TV Personalities "He needs a makeover, because he's a handsome man, but did you see these jeans on this man? Cowell was able to show a sense of humor about his persona as an acid-tongued critic in a new promo showing him constrained Hannibal Lecter-style.
"He's sometimes a little brutal and therefore we put him in a straitjacket," Klum quipped. WATCH: Nick Cannon Kisses America's Got Talent Audience Member and It's Excruciating to Watch "Honestly, don't waste your time," Cowell said, giving advice to would-be contestants.