True. But the point is that the talent shows actually find real talent, which some articles are saying they do not do so.
True dat, RtB. There is a lot of resentment toward Simon and since he has been so instrumental in these shows, I think that is where a lot of the negative comments stem from. Some also from cultural snobs who, IMO, don't deserve the time of day.
"There will always be plenty of people who will give up on you. No need to give up on yourself" Susan Boyle