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Emotional Daddy: Simon Cowell Cried His Eyes Out When He Held His Son Eric For The First Time

Date January 23, 2019 16:55

Some love stories begin with a strong friendship; some others hit it off in unexpected or weird moments. For the British mogul, Simon Cowell, and his current life partner, Lauren Silverman, things started off from the wrong note

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The two met each other in 2004, when Simon, Lauren, and her then-to-be-husband had a vacay altogether. The British Got Talent judge and Lauren became an item. The couple started seeing each other after 5 years, although she was still married to her ex-husband. 

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Things got way too quirky when Lauren became pregnant with Simon's baby in 2013. The following year, Lauren and her then-husband divorced due to her adultery. 

The flood of tears

Every parent feels emotional and sensitive when it comes to their children. And the on-screen harsh judge, Simon Cowell, is not an exception. In the candid interview, the mogul tearfully revealed his thrill and joy after childbirth. 

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Simon admitted that he was crying when he saw Eric for the first time. The British producer felt instant love to his son as he held him 5 minutes after the childbirth.

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Children always change parents, and vice versa. Cowell has been over the moon since Eric's birth, and we are happy for him. 

A better future 

Simon Cowell is a millionaire, but getting money isn't an easy business. He corroborated that he had worked all his life to gain recognition and success, and he was exhausted from all these activities. 

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However, his son Eric altered everything to the core. Cowell considers his offspring as a 'number one' in everything since Eric inspires Simon to be stronger, happier, and more thankful for life. 

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This story proves that even the cold-hearted people or tough personas have a weak and soft spot for something or someone, and for Simon Cowell is his adorable lookalike son, Eric. 

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