OMG. Who would have thought Simon Cowell could have this effect on me?

Who’s the daddy? Why, Simon Cowell!

His first baby, Eric, was born on Valentine’s Day in New York.

And the dedicated daddy jetted all the way there from London to be there in time for his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, to give birth.

Crazy – because I saw him in the flesh when I went to visit Britain’s Got Talent on Thursday – in London.

And the next day, he’s in New York – with the cutest baba ever to show for it.

And honestly, isn’t Eric gorgeous?

These photos are lovely, classic, and genuinely heartwarming.

And I genuinely have nothing sarcastic to say (for once).

Yay! Go, Simon!

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