Simon Cowell has said that he is a huge fan of Kim Kardashian, praising her "naughty side".
Kim's sister Khloe has been confirmed as a potential replacement for Steve Jones as The X Factor USA's host, and it appears as though Cowell is a fan of the entire Kardashian family.
He is quoted by the Evening Standard as saying: "She's very cute and has a naughty side. I adore her. They shouldn't have denied her a star on the Walk of Fame."
He also praised Kim's boyfriend Kanye West an "innovator", saying: "I think he's super-talented and an innovator. He knows what he's doing. Plus he's controversial and I like that."
On Paula Abdul, who was axed from The X Factor USA last year alongside Nicole Scherzinger, Simon said she remains one of his favourite celebrities.
"I'm such a big fan of hers," he said. "She was as good as gold on X Factor last year but the network was worried as she had worked on American Idol with me before.
"Paula understood when I explained it to her and was very professional about it. But I will never rule out working with her in the future."
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