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Simon Cowell's Sweetest Quotes About His Son, Eric

The America's Got Talent: All-Stars Judge is the greatest father! 

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Simon Cowell loves being a family man—so much, in fact, that he says his 8-year-old son, Eric, helped change his perspective on life for the better in a multitude of ways. Here are just some of the sweet things the America’s Got Talent: All-Stars Judge has to say about his son.

How Simon Cowell's son, Eric, taught him balance

Cowell told The Sun in October 2022 that he was previously a workaholic but his son helped him figure out what’s truly important in life. “If Eric hadn’t come along, God knows what would have happened,” he told the outlet. “I was really unhappy. But now Eric is around, I don’t work through the night anymore.”

How he's a "different man" now

“I’m a very different man to the one I was 10 years ago,” he added.  “Eric changed everything, to be honest. After I lost my mum and my dad, you kind of think you’re never going to feel that love again—that’s it. Then you have kids, and—though I never thought I would feel that way—it’s beyond your love for your parents. It almost hurts how much you love them. Then you start thinking, ‘When he grows up, what’s his dad going to have done?’ I think about that a lot." 

How Eric helped Cowell propose

Cowell also said that his son, Eric, helped motivate him to propose to his fiancé, Lauren Silverman. “One hundred percent he had to coach me, and we planned it. He was a big part of it,” he told Entertainment Tonight. “Family is everything." 

Currently, Cowell is a Judge on America’s Got Talent: All-Stars. "From where we've started to where we are now, the quality of the Acts is, at times, honestly breathtaking, and just to see how they've progressed. I think they're very inspirational. And I think everyone needs that right now. We've met the most incredible people along the way and that's a big reason of why I love doing this show. That is what keeps me on the show. I love that part of it. I love that first Audition when you see someone's true talent and you go, 'Yeah, this is a moment'" Cowell told People about the show.

Watch AGT: All-Stars Mondays at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock.  

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