“I think it was good for her that we are so busy and that we are here all day, and you see fun acts that make you laugh, so I think that was helpful instead of being on vacation because then you have time to think,” Klum told ET. “Sometimes in those moments it’s probably better not having time to think, and, you know, we are a family and we take care of each other we have- we all have each others’ backs, so I think that was good.”
Fellow Brit Simon Cowell noted that he greatly respects Mel’s professionalism in the face of adversity.
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“She’s what we call a ‘trooper,’ you know, she’s holding up, [it’s] very difficult,” he told ET. “I've spoken to her, but I’m impressed with her.”
America’s Got Talent
premieres on May 30 on NBC.