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  • Sep

Simon Cowell Axes ‘Xtra Factor’ Dolphin Scenes

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Anyone who has followed Simon Cowell’s countless good deeds for animals over the years knows that he’s far from being the meanie so often portrayed on The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent.

So it comes as no surprise to us at PETA that as soon as Simon learned that next weekend’s episode of Xtra Factor was planning to air footage of the six final boy contestants attending a dolphin show and swimming with the animals, the outspoken celebrity took a stand, tweeting, “I had no idea Xtra Factor producers filmed … Read more.


  • 07
  • Jun

Simon Cowell Says, ‘Don’t Leave Your Dog in Your Car’

Simon Cowell’s known for being a harsh judge on TV shows such as Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor. But beneath his tough exterior lies a real softie – the entertainment guru has joined PETA to speak out for animals on a number of occasions. In this straight-talking ad, he has some advice that’s impossible to argue with: never, ever leave a dog inside a hot car.

Each year, thousands of dogs die of heatstroke inside parked cars. Their guardians may not realise that even just a few minutes of being … Read more.


  • 07
  • Oct

Simon Cowell’s 51st Birthday Celebrated With 51 Free Desexing Surgeries

One look at his smiling face emblazoned on the side of the PETA US “Spay and Neuter Immediately, Please!” (SNIP) mobile veterinary clinic, and there’s little doubt that X Factor and American Idol creator Simon Cowell is a true friend to animals. That’s why PETA US is marking Cowell’s 51st birthday (October 7) by spaying and neutering 51 cats and dogs – free of charge – to help staunch America’s homeless animal crisis.

What better way to honour Simon on his birthday than to offer 51 free desexing surgeries – … Read more.


  • 07
  • Jun

BAFTA winner Simon Cowell is anything but ‘Mr Nasty’ when it comes to animals!

Britain’s Got Talent and X Factor judge Simon Cowell collected a well deserved British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Special Award on Sunday for his ‘outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry and the development of new talent.’Far from being ‘Mr Nasty’ as he is often portrayed in the media for his ‘tell it like it is’ attitude towards people auditioning on his talent shows, Simon is a big softie when it comes to animals.

For several years, PETA and PETA affiliates have been fortunate enough to have Simon’s support in

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