Storm Lee and Simon Cowell are ‘so alike’ says brother

By Christine Lavelle

THE BROTHER of Scottish X Factor hopeful Storm Lee Gardner thinks he and judge Simon Cowell are bound to get along soon because they are “so alike”.

Cowell previously dubbed the 37-year-old singer “so annoying” and has been caught on camera repeatedly rolling his eyes and making fun of Storm Lee’s name.

But – the contestant’s brother Gary said he thinks it is all part of a love-hate relationship between the two.

He said: “Simon says he doesn’t like him and he has criticised my brother’s name a lot, but I think the real problem is they’re so alike. Continue reading


Blackburn are supporting their Susan

Gary, Eildih, Morrgan and Kerrie Barkhouse are all behind Susan.

Gary, Eildih, Morrgan and Kerrie Barkhouse are all behind Susan.

By Cara Sulieman

DESPITE rumours that Susan Boyle will be pulling out of Britain’s Got Talent, the residents of Blackburn still think she has what it takes to win.

Across the road from her modest council house, three generations of the same family are rooting her on.

Gary Barkhouse lives with his family and is certain that Susan will fly through the final to collect the winners trophy.

He said: “Some of the talent on the show is not what I would call talent. I suppose there’s a certain number of people they have to put through but you do wonder with some of them.

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