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Simon Cowell's Mouth

Says LeAnn was Sober,

Face Says Otherwise

12/21/2012 8:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

122112_simon_cowell_launchSimon Cowell -- who normally says exactly what's on his mind -- was holding back BIG TIME on the subject of LeAnn Rimes last night ... 'cause while he insisted the singer was sober, he DEFINITELY couldn't say it with a straight face.

Simon was outside Mixology at The Grove in L.A. last night, when we asked about LeAnn's bizarre duet with Carly Rose Sonenclar on "X Factor" this week ... the one that left people thinking she was hammered.

Simon told us he thought the performance was "interesting" ... and he didn't believe LeAnn was on drugs or alcohol at the time. Buuut ... the giant poop-eating grin on his face makes it hard to believe the words that were coming out of his mouth.

Still, Simon says ... LeAnn is welcome back to the show any time she wants.

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61.

nik    

malnourished, washed up, train wreck...

668 days ago
62.

Tracey    

WTF am I missing? What was wrong?

668 days ago
63.

Julie    

Maybe the drugged up Leann saved this kid from turning into her.

668 days ago
64.

LCS27    

I'd rather believe in fairy tales than in anything Simon says.

668 days ago
65.

TARA    

All celebs stick up for each other. The truth will prevail. Leann is on a downward spiral..we all just gotta sick back and watch her do it to herself. I felt so bad for Carly Rose. That girl has more talent in her pinky than Leann could ever wish for.

668 days ago
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JAMES LAKOVISH    

leann was all right ,the little girl sucked

668 days ago
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serg    

that was so bad. drunk or not she sucked and it was bad if she sang like that I would want my money back. She can do a lot better than that. She was drunk from what it looked like or she just was on something else or she just sucks and it shows

668 days ago
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JAMES LAKOVISH    

carley was the one that looked like she was on drugs, watch the video a couple of times, carley looked CONFUSED, JUST WATCH HER NOT LEANN, WHICH JUST ABOUT EVER ONE IS DOING , WATCH THE CONFUSED LITTLE NO TALENT CARLEY

668 days ago
69.

Fiona    

She may have been sober but she was so off key she ruined the song for Carly.

667 days ago
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lindy    

So her singing was "interesting" huh? Nuff said.

667 days ago
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