Kimberly Wyatt is 'no Simon Cowell'

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 12 January 2011
Kimberly Wyatt

Kimberly Wyatt

'Got to Dance' judge Kimberley Wyatt doesn't like being compared to ''nasty'' Simon Cowell and maintains she took up a role on the Sky1 show for the talent, not to create a TV persona

Kimberly Wyatt hates being compared to Simon Cowell.

The former Pussycat Dolls singer - who is a tough-talking judge on Sky1 talent show 'Got to Dance' - finds comparisons with the notoriously hard-tongued music mogul unfair.

She said: "It blows my mind that people compare me to Simon Cowell. I don't see myself as nasty."

The 28-year-old star also explained she was in the show for the talent, not to create a TV persona for herself, and she hopes her criticism will help young dancers with their careers.

She added to the Daily Star newspaper: "I'm in the show for the dancers, not to create a Cowell-style personality. I'm giving my absolute all honesty. I just pull from my own experiences as a competition kid and what helped me graduate as a dancer.

"It was the constructive criticism I got from judges that helped me and even if I didn't win a competition, at least I had their knowledge to take with me and help me grow."

The Pussycat Dolls

Ex-burlesque troupe-turned-nouveau Spice Girls.

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