On His Fiancee & Paula Abdul

September 7, 2011
Photo: The Howard Stern Show

Asked if he was engaged, Simon balked: “It’s something I would need to say to you off the radio…I do get embarrassed talking about things publicly.”

Simon was more forthcoming when asked about his “X Factor” reunion with Paula Abdul: “It’s like your relationship. You two, you have a very good chemistry–even though you’re annoying, Robin–and it just works.”