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Simon Cowell, who is known for his harsh judging style, was offered $150K to critique a couple's bedroom habits, according to the Wall Street Journal. Awkward!

The X Factor judge recalls the hefty offer during an interview with WSJ. Cowell says he was approached by the couple while having dinner in Los Angeles. They asked him to come home with them and observe their sexual abilities. The 51-year-old Brit says he did not accept the offer.

Cowell, reportedly worth $300 million, is gearing up for the September launch of his highly-anticipated show featuring fellow judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul.

The American version of the X Factor will cost a whole lot of money per episode. Find out exactly how much ... after the jump.