Just in time for the upcoming season of the 'X Factor,' Demi Lovato has reminded us of her amazing love/hate relationship with fellow judge and show creator Simon Cowell -- by sharing a laughably awful old photo of him. And it wasn't the first time.

We're assuming she broke into his house ninja-style to obtain the vintage snaps.

Two weeks ago, Demi shared the shot below:

And today, she provided the internet with endless amusement by sharing this pic:

To which Cowell responded:

For his part, Simon did lament that he allowed an all-girl panel this year (it also includes Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio) ... before admitting that he secretly loved it. Maybe we'll actually watch this season after all.

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