03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Simon Cowell: I Use Botox, But My Hair Is Real

Has he had copious cosmetic surgery then? His fellow X Factor judge Louis Walsh thinks he might have had pectoral implants.

"No, absolutely not. I have not had cosmetic surgery," he sniggers.

Botox then? He sucks his (extraordinarily white) teeth.

"Yes, I've had Botox, but not in an obsessive way. Then again, every guy I know who works in the City has had it now."

And what about the hair? Louis thinks it might be a wig. Then again, Louis is a known troublemaker, and Simon did fire him once.

"No, it's all real. I've never dyed my hair, ever, and I wouldn't," he says emphatically, though his eyes twinkle rather furiously.

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