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Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English television personality, businessman and record executive. He has judged on the British television talent competition series Pop Idol (2001–2003), The X Factor (2004–2010, 2014–present) and Britain's Got Talent (2007–present), and the American television talent competition series American Idol (2002–2010), The X Factor (2011–2013), and America's Got Talent (2016–present). Cowell is the principal, founder and chief executive of the British entertainment company Syco.
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Simon Cowell & Lauren Silverman Were In ‘Crisis’ Before Their Engagement: ‘There Was Misery’

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It sounds like there was some trouble in paradise between Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman before he popped the question last month!

While the couple is finally engaged after 13 years together, a source spilled to Page Six on Wednesday that the 62-year-old record exec may have only got down on one knee as a last-ditch effort to save their relationship since it was in “crisis” at the time: Related: Lala Kent Says Randall Emmett Cheated With ‘Many’ Women! Yikes!

Even though Silverman had reportedly been waiting a long time for an engagement ring, Cowell has made it clear in the past that he wasn’t a huge fan of marriage.

According to the outlet, he said the same year their now-seven-year-old son Eric was born: Nevertheless, the insider mentioned that the American Idol alum actually purchased a ring for his longtime girlfriend not long after welcoming their child – but ended up not going through with the proposal: Besides just trying to make his future wife happy, a longtime colleague of Cowell added that their engagement is also for his son: Hmm… We don’t think this is the best way to start a marriage — but to each their own.

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