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David Walliams: 'Simon Cowell likes to wind us all up'

David Walliams told ITV's Lorraine that Simon Cowell "likes to wind us all up". Credit: Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

Comedian David Walliams said Simon Cowell "likes to wind us all up" after the music mogul claimed he did not want to be there to witness the birth of his baby and said he would not change nappies.

During an interview on ITV's Lorraine, he said: "I think the thing about the nappies is that it is one of those things that so many men say I'm never going to change a nappy.

"It's actually not that bad and actually it's part of loving your child and I think it's really, really important.

"And, you know, one day he's going to have to change Louis Walsh's nappies so he should get used to it now.

"Second, of course you want to be there at the birth. It's a completely magical event and to hear your baby cry for the first time and set eyes on them.

"He has that kind of persona where he likes to wind us all up which is why we are talking about him now which he'll be delighted to know."

Walliams to provide voice of Pudsey the dog in new film

David Walliams is to provide the voice of Pudsey the dog in a forthcoming film about the Britain's Got Talent winner.

"I am thrilled to be providing the voice of Pudsey. I have been coming up with different voices for him ever since that first audition," said Walliams.

David Walliams is to provide the voice for the Britain's Got Talent winner. Credit: Press Association

Walliams is no stranger to voicework, having appeared in The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and new animated movie Justin And The Knights Of Valour.

Pudsey: The Movie, which is being co-produced by Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment, is being directed by Nick Moore, who was behind Horrid Henry: The Movie and it will also star Jessica Hynes, John Sessions and Luke Tittensor.

Ashleigh and Pudsey promote 'Pudsey: The Movie' at the Majestic Beach, part of the 66th Cannes International Film festival. Credit: Alban Wyters/ABACA/Press Association Images

Producers said the film features Pudsey as a stray who is taken in by a family and goes on to save a sleepy village from an evil plan.

A six-week shoot began at the weekend and the film is due for release in May.

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