He's British. He's famous. But he didn't make the cut.
shared the news this week that he did not, evidently, make the royal wedding guest list.
"Maybe it got lost in the post," Cowell joked of the coveted invite
on a 104.3 MY FM
Asked whether he felt slighted by the Queen, the former Idol
judge replied, "It feels a little bit like that doesn't it? … What have I done wrong?"
Even if he had scored an invitation, Cowell would have likely had a conflict: Auditions for his new show, X Factor
, fall on the same spring weekend as Prince William
and Kate Middleton
"That wasn't great timing," he said. "It's a good excuse, isn't it?"
Despite the fact that his fellow Brit Elton John has been invited
to the April 29 nuptials – as has Kate's mailman
– Cowell isn't one to hold a grudge when it comes to being left off the list.
As evidence, he says he's already sent the couple a wedding gift – a teapot.
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