Simon Cowell: "I'm in love with pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman"

Published Saturday, Sep 14 2013, 15:30 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Simon Cowell has finally shown a chink in his high-waisted armour and admitted that he "loves" the mother of his unborn child, Lauren Silverman.

Despite his reputation as Mr Mean on The X Factor, the TV personality has turned all gushy about his girlfriend and becoming a first-time dad.

Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman out for dinner at Italian restaurant Scalini in Chelsea, 28 August 2013


In quotes printed in the People, Simon talks about fatherhood, saying: "I didn't think it was going to happen. But you have to deal with it as a man: let it happen naturally."

Simon, 53, then added: "I am the happiest now than I have been for a long time."

The shock news that Simon was to become a dad with Lauren, 36, came when she was still married to Simon's friend Andrew... But the pair have since finalised their divorce (on Aug 14).

Simon Cowell leaving Saint Martin's Theatre with Lauren Silverman companions after watching the longest running show in the world, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap - 31 July 2013


Simon reveals: "That's all been settled now.

"I love her and I love the fact that I'm having this baby."

Lauren is thought to be around three months pregnant and is believed to be expecting a boy.

Earlier this month, Simon shared his joy at seeing Lauren's first baby scans, saying: "I went to see a scan today and it is just surreal. You literally see this thing which is now alive moving around. I feel very paternal right now."

Ahhh, sweet!

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