|What is the difference between God and Bono? God doesn't wander
down Grafton Street thinking he's Bono.
On the Irish rock star and U2 singer.
|Simon Cowell offered me a job on the TV show and it's totally
changed my life and I've a lot more confidence now. Now I just
walk out and don't care and just say what I feel.
Showing his gratitude to Simon Cowell for
choosing him as judge on X Factor TV show.
|The X Factor is going to be bigger and better than any talent
show ever. It's going to be like something between Jerry Springer
and American Idol.
On the British popular music TV talent
|The man was crazy. He was furious he hadn't been chosen to
On rejected X Factor applicant who almost
ran over X Factor judge Walsh in a speeding Mercedes car.
|He is a good showman but he is not overly talented. I know
what he is about. He has not got great talent. He has got great
songwriters and great people around him. He is just part of
that whole machine.
On Robbie Williams.
|Daniel O'Donnell is the greatest pile of shite. It is nothing
to do with him; he just cannot sing; he just cannot dance. I
saw him doing a rock 'n' roll thing on TV and it was, unintentionally,
the funniest thing I've ever seen. He had a pink jacket on.
He was dressed like Liberace. He is very successful, but you
don't have to be that talented to be successful. I meet him
all the time. He knows that. I think he's crap. I call him Danielle.
On Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell.
|I think the 45 people who went to see him in Rome recently
were very, very brave. We have that many people in the loo at
a Westlife gig. I don't like Geldof's music at all. He is a
Mick Jagger impersonator.
On Bob Geldof, in Sunday Independent interview
|I think all politicians are the same. I don't believe any
of them. I think they are all awful . . . . Absolutely no star
quality, the lot of them.
|I don't want to be Mr Nice Guy, because being Mr Nice Guy
is boring anyway.
|Deep down, I am nice. If I was watching me on TV I would probably
think: "He's a little bollix. Who does he think he is?"
|I put the money in the bank and I buy property because I know
this is not going to last forever.