Lauren Silverman, the New York socialite that is pregnant with Simon Cowell’s baby, is said to be several months along in her pregnancy.
Her husband Andrew Silverman filed divorce papers two weeks ago, naming Simon Cowell as a co-respondent and citing adultery as the reason for their marital split.
A close friend of Simons said he believes Andrew Silverman named him in the divorce “to cause the utmost embarrassment” to the star.
The source said, “This is just to exact revenge. Andrew wants to embarrass Simon. There’s no way this will actually go to trial, but Andrew just wants to get back at him”.
Andrew’s brother, Alexander Silverman, said it’s a complete betrayal because Simon and Andrew had been close friends for years.
Cowell remained silent as he was photographed for the first time after the baby news broke.
Simon is said to be “freaked out” that he is going to be a first-time father, but certainly didn’t deny the reports.
Simon Cowell has accepted news that the baby, due next February, is his but his closest female friends (his harem) are shocked.
A friend close to Cowell said, “Simon is in no doubt the child is his. Simon is [said to be] freaked out by this but there is no question that he will not support the child.
“In the harem hierarchy, Lauren is regarded as the fun, party girl. The other girls have all met her, they know who she is and they have been reduced to tears by this”.
Cowell’s ex-girlfriend Sinitta cried hen she found out about the baby, telling Simon, “It should have been me”.
A tweet Sinitta posted two days before the pregnancy revelation appeared to suggest the situation was “half miracle, half nightmare”.
Lauren’s hubby Andrew believes his wife began getting close to Simon during one of the many vacations they all shared together.
Lauren and her husband, who have a seven-year-old son called Adam, are now officially separated.
There’s no word yet if Andrew filed the divorce papers after learning of his wife’s pregnancy with Simon Cowell.
Lauren is said to be thrilled that she pregnant with Simon’s baby, with a source saying Lauren wants to marry him.
Simon Cowell’s mother, Julie, 87, stated, “I’ve not heard anything officially. But if it’s true then I’m absolutely delighted. It’s wonderful! He’ll make a fantastic father. He’ll be great.”
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