Anderson Cooper is going to interview him this Sunday.
Simon will talk about the criticism leveled at him by the music industry, his wealth and value to Sony/BMG where he works, and the appeal of "American Idol."
Then for fun, a group of judges will critique him doing something he's passionate about.
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