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Simon Cowell

Not Worried About Britney

Melting Down

5/15/2012 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Simon Cowell isn't bothered one bit at the prospect of Britney Spears falling apart during a live episode of "X Factor" ... insisting whatever happens will be ratings GOLD!!

Simon was leaving ABC Kitchen in NYC last night after a dinner date with the other new "X Factor" judge Demi Lovato  ... when we asked the $15 million question -- "Are you nervous with Britney being on live TV?"

Some people are concerned about Brit because of her ongoing mental health issues ... highlighted by the fact she's still under a conservatorship. Simon is NOT one of those people.

As for dinner with Demi -- we're guessing Simon paid ... since she's only scoring a mere $1 million for the gig ... table scraps compared to Britney.

42 COMMENTS

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31.

Carl    

He didn't mind any of Paula Abdul's meltdowns, why should he care about Britney's?

800 days ago
32.

PokerStar    

Better get her a teleprompter-stat.

799 days ago
33.

pwilson    

i wish simon would have chosen jojo shes a beautiful person and a beautiful voice also michelle branch

799 days ago
34.

Sue    

Simon should button his shirt before I throw up

799 days ago
35.

monique    

simon don't care if britney breaks down that brings in the ratings

798 days ago
36.

Chris    

Brit melts, it's GOOD FOR RATINGS. Simon s no idiot he knows a shows success is all about the ratings...

797 days ago
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