Simon Cowell opened the door to discuss the way he judges has changed over time and he also is grateful to his son for it.
" I have a son and I've got more compassion for younger performers," Cowell told Fox News Digital on the red carpet of "America's Got Talent."
This 62-year-old reality show host is set to wed Lauren Silverman. Cowell and his fiancee, a socialite, have been in a relationship since 2004 and in 2014,
"The truth is, you would like everyone to be successful. I'm angry whenever people ... fail to perform well or take their own decisions ... it's stressful," Cowell said.
Cowell, who has been on AGT since the year 2016 was also among the first jury members of "American Idol."
Many viewers viewed his critiques as harsh, however, Cowell was a mentor to several talented performers over the years.
"When I first began making these shows, they had a lot of people, and they asked me to make comments on them.
"They're all awful. What would you like for me to do? And, as time went on I'm sure people are better."
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