Simon Cowell 'Was Engaged To Page Three Model Louise Payne'

17/04/2012 10:13 | Updated 17 June 2012

The revelations about Simon Cowell's love life just keep on coming.

It has now been unearthed that the X Factor judge was engaged to a page three model during the 1990s.

Simon is said to have popped the question to Louise Payne after they met in 1995, at the end of her marriage Right Said Fred Drummer Fred Fairbrass.

He reportedly proposed to the model in a lift during a trip to New York, but the romance ended when the Simon decided he was not ready to settle down.

"After the third attempt, they split for good. It was just before he started on Pop Idol. Louise wanted kids and he knew he wasn't ready.

"He never stopped loving her, though. He was heartbroken.

"Dannii and Simon had a close relationship but he's shown his true colours by referring to her in this way."

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