Simon Cowell wants to make Lauren Mrs Cowell

Since son Eric was born, Simon Cowell‘s become a changed man.

He’s credited baby mama Lauren Silverman with helping him get his mojo back’ and he’s even getting dangerously close to ditching his Mr Nasty persona for good.

But although friends say Simon, 54, is well and truly smitten, we hear it’s going to be a long time before he gets to put a ring on it.

So is Simon still struggling to commit?

Well, actually it’s a no from Lauren when it comes to rushing down the aisle.

The 37-year-old is apparently hesitant about diving headfirst into another marriage after her nasty divorce from property guru Andrew Silverman, 37, her husband of 10 years.

For the time being, Lauren‘s focusing on baby Eric, who’s just 11 weeks, plus Adam, her eight-year-old son with Andrew.

The prospect of them tying the knot is further complicated because Simon is banned from seeing Adam until January 2015 under the terms of Lauren’s divorce, on pain of a £30,000 fine.

If the rule’s broken more than three times, it could mean Lauren temporarily losing custody – making a wedding the whole family could attend a logistical nightmare.

A source close to Simon says: There have been lots of reports that they’re ready to tie the knot. But their priority right now is baby Eric.’

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