The news that X Factor boss Simon Cowell is going to be a father has left his showbiz friends stunned. The 53 year old mogul of TV and music is expecting a baby with the 36 year old New York Socialite Lauren Silverman.
Lauren is still married to 37 year old Andrew who is a real estate investor and friend of Simon. The couple is going through a divorce as they have been estranged for some time.
US Weekly revealed that Lauren is 10 weeks pregnant and the baby is due in February after Cimon turns 54 in October. His friend David Williams confirmed the news through his tweet that his friend is having a baby with a lady. Last night Julie, the mother of Simon said that it is wonderful news and that her son would make a fantastic father.
Sources revealed that Lauren and Andrew have been unhappy after staying married for 10 years and their divorce was in the process. As her marriage was failing apart with Andrew, she became close with Simon and the baby is the result of their wonderful relationship that has bloomed this year.