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Simon Cowell has called Depeche Mode's Martin Gore a 'weirdo' for suggesting he should be shot. The 51-year-old guitarist made a flippant comment during an interview last week, in which he voiced his opinion that Simon and his talent show 'The X Factor' are not good for the music industry, and joked someone should take a gun to Simon. Martin told Music Week: 'I'm not advocating violence, but I think somebody should shoot Simon Cowell. 'What happened to bands getting together? They are very few and far between now, and the ones that do probably can't afford to get into a studio and make a record.' But Simon has not taken the remark lightly after having received death »

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