Simon Cowell: Yep, the Kid Is Mine
Confirms he's having love child with Lauren Silverman
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 21, 2013 8:41 AM CDT
Simon Cowell smiles from the stage during a panel discussion on "The X Factor" at the FOX 2013 Summer TCA press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – And just like that, Simon Cowell has put the rumors to rest ... by confirming them. He is, indeed, going to be a father for the first time, by way of his (former) friend's (former) wife's baby, he acknowledged. "I'm proud to be a dad," Cowell told the BBC at last night's London premiere of a documentary about boy band One Direction. "It's something I hadn't thought of before, but now I know I feel good about it. ... Things are changing in my life right now, for the better." As for babymama Lauren Silverman, "She's a very special girl," Cowell said.

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Aug 21, 2013 7:36 PM CDT
Unless the mother has Saint DNA the little rascal is likely to be an ass hole like his dad.
Aug 21, 2013 2:04 PM CDT
Poor kid. Father is a brain-damaged smoker.
Aug 21, 2013 11:53 AM CDT
Here is hoping the child doesn't turn out to be as big of a fool of an air head like his daddy is. How do snide, snarky, nasty people become so rich? And then not donate half of their wealth to education or medicine for the world? They never think of that.