Hello, Mr. Nice Guy! See Pics of Softy Simon Cowell With His Baby
Simon Cowell is clearly a new man.
The former "American Idol" judge and TV producer once known for his painfully honest (and occasionally a bit mean) persona is a father now, and based on the black and white photos he shared on Twitter on Sunday, he's basically one Big. Giant. Softy.
Cowell, 54, and his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, welcomed son Eric – who was named after the star's late father – on Friday and, like the tot's birth date, he's just filled with love.
Simon Cowell Shares Precious Picture of Newborn Son Eric: "The Last Three Days Have Been Incredible"
Simon Cowell may spend his days looking for star musicians on The X Factor, but the blunt British judge has had no problem finding his paternal instincts. Cowell, 54, welcomed son Eric with girlfriend Lauren Silverman last Friday, Feb. 14, and hasn't stopped gushing about the tiny tot since.