USA TODAY - Simon Cowell hit the red carpet today in London at the premiere of One Direction's new movie, This Is Us.
And he was in good spirits, joking about the fact that he is to become a father for the first time with his friend Andrew Silverman's wife, Lauren.
As he arrived at the event filled with media and screaming fans, the music mogul mentioned he was proud of his One Direction stars - Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Niall Horan, reports the Daily Mail.
"This is like a dream come true... I feel like a father," he said with a smile.
UPDATE: Sky News managed to get Cowell to address the real fatherhood issue, making him verify the daddy-to-be reports for the first time.
"Things are changing in my life right now, for the better," he said. "I'm proud to be a dad."
Cowell added, "It's something I hadn't thought of before, but now I know I feel good about it."
Cowell, who was engaged to Mezhgan Hussainy and dated Terri Seymour, says of Silverman, "She's a very special girl."
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