Simon Cowell has mentioned that he can’t think about himself relationship anybody else ever once more, as he prepares to wed his long-term girlfriend, Lauren Silverman.
The TV character, 62, has been with Silverman, 43, since 2013 and so they share an eight-year-old son, Eric. Silverman additionally has one other son, Adam, from her first marriage.
Cowell, who has by no means been married earlier than, mentioned the coronavirus lockdown was “most likely make or break for a lot of relationships”, however he felt as if he and Silverman had already been engaged “for a very long time”.
Throughout lockdown, the couple lived collectively within the mansion in Malibu for greater than a 12 months and the X-Issue UK host mentioned: “I assumed, ‘Properly, really, we get on actually, rather well’.”
In an interview with The Solar, he added: “And for Eric, as he will get older, he might be requested an increasing number of about his dad and mom, and I assumed it was the correct factor to do for him.
“I additionally simply couldn’t see myself ever relationship anybody once more. The concept of going out on a primary date now could be too bizarre.”
Cowell proposed to Silverman, a US socialite, on Christmas Eve final 12 months. He instructed the newspaper that the couple had “mentioned rings” and he “didn’t suppose she’d say no”.
“You solely get nervous if you happen to suppose they’re gonna go ‘No’, don’t you?” he mentioned. “I’m planning all of it, in any other case I do know what is going to occur – there might be 600 folks and it’ll get uncontrolled, like my 50th birthday celebration.”
Nevertheless, Cowell didn’t present any particulars about when the marriage is likely to be, including that it is going to be “a shock, even for Lauren”.
The proposal got here two years after Cowell fell off his electrical bicycle and broke his again in three locations.
He had been testing the bike within the courtyard of his dwelling in August 2020 when he fell and required surgical procedure for his accidents. 18 months later, he suffered a second e-bike accident, which resulted in a damaged arm.
Cowell had beforehand voiced his opposition to marriage, describing it as an “outdated and shackling establishment”.
Nevertheless, he instructed OK! Journal final November that the pandemic had been “the true take a look at” for the couple to find “whether or not or not you really get pleasure from one another’s firm”.
“And we actually, actually did,” he mentioned. “So to reply your query… sure, the romance remains to be alive. We’re nearer than ever.”