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01/08/2013 04:01 BST | Updated 01/08/2013 04:56 BST

Simon Cowell To Be A Dad For First Time

Simon Cowell's mother is reported to be "delighted" after news emerged the music mogul is to become a father for the first time.

The talent show boss is said to be having a baby with New York socialite Laura Silverman, according to reports.

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Cowell's mother Julie told The Sun: "I'm delighted. It's wonderful!"

According to the newspaper, Cowell, 53, fell for the 36-year-old after her marriage to New York property mogul Andrew Silverman hit the rocks.

Meanwhile, Mail Online has published photographs of Cowell and Mrs Silverman on a Caribbean holiday in January last year.

Mr Silverman was also on the holiday and the trio are pictured relaxing on a luxury yacht.

Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams tweeted about the news, saying: "Oh yeah, and @SimonCowell is doing a baby with a lady."

Adding: "For the record @SimonCowell and I tried to have a baby together for many years. But I just couldn't get pregnant."

Cowell has not spoken about the matter on his Twitter account.

The office for Cowell's Los Angeles lawyer said: "We have no comment."

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