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Simon Cowell is going to be a father, a report says.
The 53-year-old, acerbic "American Idol" alum and current "X Factor" judge is expecting a baby with Lauren Silverman, a 36-year-old New York socialite who is married to his friend, real estate developer Andrew Sullivan, People and Us magazines reported on Wednesday, July 31. The couple and Cowell's spokespeople have not commented.
Simon Cowell appeared on Ryan Seacrest's morning radio show and commented on his recent rumored romance.
Cowell, 53, has been rumored to be romantically linked to personality Carmen Electra, 40, in recent months. On December 19, Cowell spoke out on Seacrest's morning radio show and set the record straight (Listen below).
The members of Emblem3, the Southern California boy band heating up the second season of FOX's "X Factor" say there's one particular contestant who appears to be the one to beat -- Carly Rose Sonenclar, 13.
Sonenclar, whose show mentor is pop star Britney Spears, this week wowed the judges of the singing contest series and audiences with a performance of Adele's "Rolling In The Deep" and has ranked No. 1 two weeks in a row.
Simon Cowell's home was the target of a "suspicious circumstances call" on Sunday, November 25, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department.
At 12:56 p.m. the Beverly Hills Police Department received a phone call from an unidentified caller who reported that someone within Cowell's home had been tied up with duct tape. The caller initially gave the police an address of a residence that was not in Beverly Hills, but later said the incident was happening at "Simon Cowell's" house, which is in Beverly Hills.
The woman arrested after being accused of breaking into Simon Cowell's London home, plead guilty on Friday to smashing "The X Factor" judge's window.
Leanne Zaloumis plead guilty to "possessing a brick with intent to damage or destroy property," but pleaded not guilty to two other counts of burglary and affray, aka disorderly conduct. She was granted bail but told not to contact Cowell, or come within 300 yards of his Holland Park property, according to the Associated Press.
Britney Spears is reportedly close to finalizing a deal to become a judge and mentor on Simon Cowell's FOX series "The X Factor," following the departures of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger earlier this year.
In March, it was reported that the 30-year-old pop star had received a $10 million offer to join the show. Deadline.com reported on Tuesday that Spears is now poised to earn more than that and "the two sides are now headed for the final stretch after a big breakthrough over the weekend when major deal points were agreed upon."
Simon Cowell, a judge on FOX's "The X Factor," was watching an interview of himself on the British talk series "The Jonathan Ross Show" at his $14.2 million London home on Saturday night when he heard a loud bang.
Prosecutors say a woman named Leanne Zaloumis had broken into the mansion. Cowell spotted her and alerted his security team. He was then escorted back to his bedroom, the UK Press Association reported. The police were called and Zaloumis was found wielding a broken brick and hiding in a closet. She was arrested. Blood marks were found in the bathroom.
Simon Cowell said he learned his lesson from the first season of "The X Factor," which delivered less than stellar ratings and fell short of the "American Idol" expectations.
The show averaged around 13 million viewers while "American Idol" recently premiered with 21.93 million viewers for their 11th season.
Britney Spears is reportedly set to join "The X Factor," Simon Cowell's FOX singing contest series, following the departure of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger earlier this year.
The 30-year-old pop star, who is enjoying a comeback following years of personal turmoil, received a $10 million offer to serve as a mentor and judge on the show, Deadline.com reported on Thursday evening. E! Online quoted a source as saying that Spears was offered that amount but is "holding out for $16 million."
After Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones got the boot from the second season of "The X Factor" reports surface that there will be one more familiar face in the new season other than creator Simon Cowell: L.A. Reid.
The Epic Records chairman, who was a judge during the first season, has reportedly signed on for season 2 of the reality competition show, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Reid and the Fox network, which airs the show, have not commented on the reports.