(USMAGAZINE) — Simon Cowell has changed a lot of lives on American Idol, The X Factor, and Britain’s Got Talent — but he’s about to undergo the most life-changing experience of all: fatherhood. The notoriously prickly Brit, 53, is expecting a baby with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, multiple sources reveal exclusively in the new issue of Us Weekly.

“She’s around 10 weeks along,” the insider shares. And that’s only part of the story.

Silverman, 36, is technically still married — to Cowell’s close friend Andrew Silverman, a real estate mogul in NYC. She plans to leave her estranged husband to be with the father of her child.

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