Gove vs Cowell - Let the Dilemma Begin
November 15, 2013 4:49 PM Subscribe
"Michael Gove has condemned Simon Cowell
posted by marienbad (6 comments total)
after the media mogul was quoted saying the secret to success was to be useless at school then "get lucky".
The education secretary told Mail Online Mr Cowell's comments were "irresponsible and stupid" and said they undermined teachers' efforts."
[Cowell] said: "I didn't work hard when I was at school. I left at 16 and I didn't have any qualifications. I was useless. The secret is to be useless at school and then get lucky."
Mr Gove said: "This is an irresponsible and stupid thing to say. Teachers strive every day to ensure children understand the importance of learning, hard work and discipline. Simon Cowell's comments undermine their efforts.
This post was deleted for the following reason: Two famous people sniping at each other isn't, in itself, enough to carry a post. -- restless_nomad