British television personality Terri Seymour, 34, broke off her relationship with American Idol judge Simon Cowell, 49, after reports that Idol's "Mr. Mean" had cheated. According to Seymour's representatives, Cowell received the bad news by phone.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 Updated at 5:15 PM CDT
Los Angeles police have arrested a woman who they say tried to attack Simon Cowell's ex-girlfriend outside the "American Idol" venue.
Officer Norma Eisenman says officers arrested Janice Thibodeaux after they saw her try to choke Terri Seymour, who is a correspondent for "Extra."
Thibodeaux is being held on nearly $54,000 bail for suspicion of felony battery.
Eisenman says before trying to choke her, Thibodeaux asked Seymour if she was Cowell's ex. She ran from officers before being arrested.
What the El!?! Editorial:
Wow, something is seriously wrong with this picture. Who would want to strangle Terri Seymour?