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We understand that, for people in Hollywood, there's a ton of pressure to look a certain way. With your entire appearance constantly scrutinized by the public, it can be easy to cave to societal pressures. But, sometimes, trying to look "good for your age" can actually look, well, kinda bad. And the latest celeb to fall victim to this phenomenon? Talent show bad boy, Simon Cowell.

He's always been partial to the odd cosmetic procedure (just check out his Day-Glo teeth). Earlier this year, Simon Cowell went further with his transformation - and the internet had an absolute field day.

But his latest TV appearance has many thinking that his new look isn't quite so funny.

Simon Cowell is no stranger to internet controversy.

As a judge on huge shows like The X Factor and America's Got Talent, he's cultivated a reputation as something of a loveable rogue.

And there's something else that Simon is pretty well known for.

For as long as he's been in the public eye, he's always had a very distinctive (and some would say, kind of bizarre) appearance. His oddly tent-like t-shirts combined with high-waisted trousers and brush-like hair means that he's always recognizable.

He's also no stranger to the odd bit of... help.

But recent images have surfaced of Simon Cowell looking, quite frankly, terrifying - and the internet is absolutely obsessed with his transformation.

And, as you'd expect, there have been some truly excellent reactions.

Many are trying to figure out exactly what he was going for when he went under the knife. Because if it was to look like a surrealist piece of art, he's succeeded perfectly.

There have been some other hilarious comparisons.

Here, Cowell is compared to a piece of skin with a face on it, first seen on sci-fi show, Dr. Who. 

His appearance has been combined with another of this week's top memes.

Like this TikTok girl. Honestly, this video is hilarious with any caption.

Simon Cowell basically looks inhuman.

Many have shared images of melting faces in response to his new look. There is certainly something of the uncanny valley about him.

And many have more serious questions.

Who did this to Simon Cowell - and, more importantly, why? Surely nobody thinks that this is a satisfactory final product?

Here's the horrific side-by-side comparison.

Honestly, what makes this transformation even weirder is the fact that it's so difficult to quite gauge what is different.

Luckily, we have an expert on hand.

Gossip columnist, Perez Hilton, offered his expert analysis on what exactly has gone on with Simon Cowell's appearance - and let's just say it's a lot. 

Simon has attributed his change in appearance to a vegan diet and lots of exercise.

But let's just say that the internet isn't buying it. That may have a positive impact on the aging process, but it doesn't result in an actual new face, does it?

He basically doesn't look human anymore.

One tweet compares him to a stuffed animal version of his former self. The more you look at him, the weirder it seems - he still looks like Simon Cowell, just a really creepy version.

Others made this comparison.

He does look oddly like a wax figure of himself - and one that's slightly melting, at that. The downturned look of his eyes is what is really freaking us out.

Some shared edited snaps.

And what's even weirder? These deliberately poorly photoshopped snaps don't actually look that much weirder than what's going on with Cowell's real-life face.

There's something else that's weird about his face.

As many who have overdone it on the Botox have experienced, he seems almost unable to express emotions, giving him a really inhuman vibe.

There have been some other excellent comparisons.

We think that we've narrowed it down - the problem is definitely in the eyes. They look expressionless, but also so tired and sad at the same time.

Others noticed this.

Even though his face is still the right way up (for now) there is an oddly upside-down vibe about it.

And to make matters even more horrifying?

Someone used the beloved Faceapp to show us what Simon Cowell would look like if he was sixty... oh wait, he is almost sixty... ok... what he would look like if he was normal.

But at least there's a positive message to take away.

If you think that the world is trash and there's nothing to look forward to, remember this: we still haven't witnessed the full extent of what Simon Cowell is willing to do to his face yet.

So, even though he's terrifying, we have to thank Simon Cowell.

Not only has he provided us with the best internet entertainment possible - but he's also given us something to look forward to, and that's invaluable.

But this weekend, people have noticed something strange.

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Cowell appeared on the latest edition of Celebrity X Factor as a judge - and viewers noticed he was looking less than on top form.

In the episode, Cowell was hanging out as his Malibu mansion.

But rather than focusing on the various contestants, viewers couldn't take their eyes off something else.

Simon Cowell's appearance.

He's been looking a little odd for a while - but things seem to have escalated to a frankly frightening level.

And it hasn't gone unnoticed.

Many took to social media to voice their concerns over Cowell's deteriorating appearance.

He's been looking a little strange for a while.

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Alongside his terrifying and inhuman teeth, he's also lost a lot of weight in a very short space of time.

Many think he's looking pretty unwell.

Some have even compared him to a waxwork figure of himself.

Others are feeling worried.

This level of rapid weight loss and change of facial appearance could be the signal of something more sinister.

It's not just his appearance, either.

Other viewers pointed out that Cowell's voice also seemed to have changed, and that he was struggling to get his words out.

He generally seemed to have an ill demeanor.

His grayish complexion and slurred speech also drew attention from concerned fans.

Overall, people are just hoping to see an improvement in his wellbeing.

Look after yourself, Simon! And for more Simon Cowell content, keep scrolling.