So Did Ellen DeGeneres Strangle Simon Cowell On Day 1?

Funny lesbian lady Ellen DeGeneres made her American Idol debut last night, as Hollywood Week kicks off. And it was awesome, because she was seated to the left of Simon Cowell, who she hates!

You’ll remember Simon’s interaction with Ellen’s predecessor was part flirting, part argumentative. But we fully expect this season to be the Simon v. Ellen & Kara show, with Randy off the side doing nothing of substance. In the meantime, we’re actively studying Ellen’s form of contestant criticism, and so far it goes something like us: STOP LOOKING AT ME FUNNY!