The couple put on a united front at awards ceremony

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Simon Cowell and fiancée Mezhgan Hussainy have stepped out together for the first time in 66 days – banishing rumours that they’ve split.

The couple, who got engaged in February, arrived arm in arm at the 38th International Emmy Awards in New York.

But Simon, 51, reportedly struggled to even crack a smile on the red carpet.

When asked when the big day might be, The X Factor boss was cagey.

‘What big day? You are cheeky,’ he quippped.

The couple’s last public appearance was in September at Cipriani restaurant in London. Simon has since been throwing himself into his X Factor duties, leaving Mezhgan, 37, alone in LA.

‘I still love him and he says he still loves me and we are still engaged – as far as I know,’ Mezhgan recently confirmed.

Simon picked up the Founders Award for his TV shows at the bash and smugly boasted: ‘When I think back on the last 10 years I can genuinely say I’ve had the best time I’ve ever had in my life.

‘Whoever said fame, money, success would destroy you is completely wrong.

‘Bring it on!’

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