He’s known as the most hard-nosed judge. But Simon Cowell went beetroot red when midway through The X Factor USA live show on Wednesday night when host Khloe Kardashian sat provocatively on his lap.
The 28-year-old reality star got the famous TV mogul all hot under the collar when she decided to perch herself on him at the judge’s table.
‘I was told by Mr Seacrest that if I sit on your lap it would make you very excited,’ said Khloe, as she folded herself onto the 53-year-old’s lap.
‘Are you too excited to introduce the next act?’ she asked. ‘I’m kind of getting there yeah,’ said Cowell. ‘Why are you so red?’ asked fellow judge Demi Lovato, laughing.
‘I’m finding this quite difficult but I’m enjoying it,’ admitted the British judge. This isn’t the first time the pair have exchanged flirty banter.
During the first live show, Khloe referred to Cowell as ‘Mr Sexy’. The British star also made note of the reality star’s now infamous wardrobe malfunction, when she exposed her nipple in a sheer blouse.
He immediately took note, taking to his Twitter account to make a crude joke about the incident. ‘I think the air conditioning is on high tonight looking at Khloe,’ he wrote on the social networking site.
Meanwhile, Khloe had plenty of support for her hosting duties on Wednesday night when pretty much her entire family sat in the crowd to cheer her on.
The Kardashian clan came out in full force to watch the statuesque star take the stage with co-host Mario Lopez.
Sisters Kim, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, mother Kris, step-father Bruce and even Kim’s boyfriend Kanye appeared at the show to support Khloe.
Throughout the evening the family could not help but excitedly tweet their way through the program, posting endless updates and photographs.
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