Simon Cowell was sitting in his seat as usual, on Sunday, during the judging of the contestants on “Britain’s Got Talent” when suddenly a woman, thought it was necessary to throw eggs at him. Most people do see Cowell as a villain, and usually he is very harsh in his judgments, but did he deserve to get egged? Apparently the woman, Nathalie Holt, decided for herself that Simon did need a new facial, and needed to be put in his place. However after this incident Mister Cowell decided that he won’t press charges for the egging of his face on “Britain’s Got Talent.” This was a very generous move on his part, because he could have dragged it out for longer, and really make Nathalie Holt’s life very difficult.
Miss Holt wasn’t a stranger to the show. She had competed the past year in “Britain’s Got Talent” with her string ensemble called Raven Quartet. Apparently the public, unknown to the fact that one day she would be throwing eggs at the jury, didn’t feel her performance, and neither did the judges. Miss Holt did apologise for the egging bit. Especially because she took the limelight away from the contestants who were performing during the egg throwing. However Nathalie didn’t feel an ounce of remorse for egging the face of “Britain’s Got Talent,” Simon Cowell. She said: “I basically took a stand against people miming on television, and against Simon and his dreadful influence on the music industry.” Nathalie must be very thankful for dreadful Cowell, that he won’t press charges for egging the judge.
Do you agree that Simon was right in not pressing charges? Doesn’t this mean that every contestant who feels scorned by him, or the other judges are able to return to the show, and egg them or worse? Doesn’t it send the wrong message? New Contestants might feel even more insecure, because it could be possible that a crazed former contestant storms on stage, and shows their anger in a strange, aggressive way. Should the panel of judges be afraid, and start wearing some protective gear? At least the show should rethink their security measures. It’s incredible that a former contestant was able to reach the backstage area, and start her rant.
Does the security not look through people’s bags when they enter the building? For sure this time it was nothing really serious, and Simon Cowell actually reacted to it as a pro. He just stood up, took off his jacket, and continued the show. He even won’t press charges for the humiliating egging of his face. However for other people to get on the “Britain’s Got Talent” show, and any other show, there should be precautions. The contestants should only have to worry about their performances, and if the judges want them to return or not. They should not have to worry about crazy people who have a score to settle, and decide to throw eggs. What do you think? Should Nathalie be punished more severely? Should “Britain’s Got Talent” take more precautions in order to avoid this from happening again?
By Georgina Pijttersen