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Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman
"The X Factor" creator and his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, were enveloped a swirl of scandal when it was announced that Silverman was pregnant, and Cowell was her baby's daddy. At the time, Silverman was the estranged wife of one of Cowell's friends and was not yet divorced.
She finalized the divorce with her ex and welcomed little Eric. So far, Cowell appears to be loving every minute of it. "I never knew how much love and pride I would feel," Cowell tweeted, along with a picture of him cradling his son.
This is the first child for the former "American Idol" judge, and the second for Silverman, who has an 8-year-old boy with her ex, Andrew Silverman.