For years, Simon Cowell was known as the tough judge on several of America’s most popular talent reality television shows. But it seems like the days of “Mean Simon” are behind us, and his sudden change of heart was on display during a recent episode of America’s Got Talent. When Sara Carson and her lovable Collie, Hero, trotted onto the stage, they had no way of knowing that Simon would single-handedly save their future on the show.
Sara and Hero went through their pirate-themed routine which seemed to captivate everyone in the audience expect for Howie and Mel B. Simon was mesmerized by their routine – that’s why he was so shocked to hear that two of his fellow judges were voting “no.” So, in a strange turn of events, Simon jumped on stage and did something totally unorthodox!
Simon held Sara as she cried and pleaded with Howie to change his vote, saying, “I felt Hero was almost singing along with the music. So I don’t think [Mel B and Howie] quite understood what [Sara] just did…. I’ve never done this before, but I’m asking you on behalf of Sara and Hero – Mel? Trust me on this, I saw something you didn’t see.” See if Howie changed his vote by pressing “play” on the video below!