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Simon Cowell welcomes baby boy


Simon Cowell is officially a father

On Friday, Feb. 14, Cowell’s rep confirmed that the “X Factor” judge, 54, and his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, welcomed a bouncing baby boy in New York City.

Eric, who was named after Cowell’s father, arrived at 5:45 p.m. and weighed in at 6 lbs., 7 oz. What a Valentine’s Day gift! Immediately following the birth of his first born, Cowell tweeted the following announcement…


Last July, Cowell shocked the world when he announced that he and Silverman were expecting a child. Lauren was still married to his close friend Andrew Silverman.

Congrats to the couple on the new edition to the family. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie