Music mogul Simon Cowell was seen with specs on during X Factor behind-the-scenes footage

X Factor judge Simon Cowell has secretly been wearing glasses for years. 

The music mogul was seen for the first time with specs on during a behind-the-scenes segment on Saturday’s show.

In the clip, Simon was wearing silver-rimmed glasses while chatting to his act One Direction in his office.

The clip of him with the eyewear on was very brief, but some fans immediately took to Twitter to comment about it. 

‘[He looks like] an old Harry Potter,’ wrote one viewer.

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