Simon Cowell: I'll Be Proud To Be A Dad
Reality TV mogul opens up on impending fatherhood at 1D premiere...
Simon Cowellhas declared that he is "proud" that he will be becoming a father.
Speaking to journalists at the premiere of One Direction's movie This Is Us last night, the reality TV tycoon was asked if he was ready for "the biggest role of his life".
He answered: "I'm ready for that role, I'm very happy and very excited.
"Things are changing in my life right now, for the better. I'm proud to be a dad. It's something I hadn't thought of before, but now I know I feel good about it."
And, according to The Mirror, he even found time to crack a joke at his own expense in relation to 1D's big night.
He said: "This is a dream. I feel like a father.
"I always dreamt when I was kid one day I could produce a movie so this is fantastic.
"It's the first one and hopefully won't be the last, I wasn't the only producer there were lots of people involved and the band produced the movie as well.
"It was an incredible experience. Anyone who wants to know what it's like to be in a band needs to watch this movie."