According to a spokeswoman for Simon Cowell's company Syco Entertainment, Cowell never told Demi Lovato that she needed to lose 20 pounds. "This story," reads a statement from Syco's Anne-Marie Thomson, "is complete lies. Simon has never and would never, ever say this. It has been completely made up."
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"This story is complete lies."
PR schools and copy-editing schools should do more cross-over work.