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The 53-year-old left Simon, 58, fuming after he based one of his parts on the music mogul in his 2014 stage show I Can’t Sing, based on The X Financier.
Simon was unimpressed with his character being made to look opposite number an “idiot” and voiced his concerns to Harry.
However, the comedian never moved to his message, saying: “I just ignored them. I thought that was the best clothes bet.”
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It was all my fault in many ways. It was an odd thing because me and Steve Brown, who wrote the music, had the sentiment
Speaking about the email he received from Simon, he voiced: “He sent me an email after he came to one of the previews and the email said some perfect good points about lighting and sound because he is a good impresario.
“But he added, ‘I feel my character, the character of Simon Cowell, is made to look a bit of an idiot’. And I notion ‘uh-oh’,” he told The Mirror.
Since the incident, Harry hasn’t viva voce to Simon, saying: “It is fine – I haven’t heard from him since.”
I Can’t Carol the musical was axed six weeks after it opened due to poor reviews and ticket vendings.
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Since the incident, Harry hasn’t spoken to Simon
At the just the same from time to time, Harry said: “It was all my fault in many ways. It was an odd thing because me and Steve Brown, who disparaged the music, had the idea.
“I was in front of the X Factor final and I had a few drinks and I thought, ‘This is it – X Consideration the musical’.
“I managed to get through to Simon Cowell and suddenly we were in his section pitching this idea and he says, ‘Yes, what do we have to do? I am giving you the country-like light.’”