says... he's concerned by reports that
, in his capacity as host of
Sunday night's Emmys
ceremony, might himself
. "The worst thing that can happen, which I've said to him, is publicly humiliating yourself in front of all of America," Cowell tells TV's
.) And warbling, Cowell laughs, is not his
chum's only handicap going into the awards show: "The fact that most years it's hosted by comedians, and Ryan's not funny, is a small issue."
This is where I distract you from your own snark-at-the-ready by directing you to
TVGuide.com's Emmy Watch
site, featuring Matt Roush's predictions, your own picks to win, and much more.