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Simon Cowell Reveals How His 8-Year-Old Son Eric Predicted This Year's AGT Winner

Cowell's mini-me may be following in his footsteps when it comes to his America's Got Talent expertise.

By Jackie Manno

Simon Cowell's son just made a new friend!

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On October 1, America's Got Talent Season 18 Winner Adrian Stoica and Hurricane shared the sweetest snapshot of himself and the Border Collie posing on the red carpet with Simon Cowell and his 8-year-old son, Eric.

"I’m so grateful for all the love you’ve given to Hurricane these days, starting from the judges, Terry, Manolo, all the AGT staff and a special new friend of her, Eric! And thanks to you all here for your words and your support: precious!" Stoica gushed in the caption. 

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Simon Cowell's son Eric and AGT 18 winners Adrian Stoica & Hurricane

Does Cowell's son have psychic senses? In an interview with Access Hollywood after the Final, Cowell revealed that Eric predicted the future. "Eric, my son, was at the show last night. And I said to him this morning, 'Who do you think is going to win?' and he said 'Hurricane.' He really, really called it," Cowell told the outlet. 

Adrian Stoica, Hurricane, Erik Cowell, and Simon Cowell on the "America's Got Talent" red carpet

Eric was clearly invested in the amazing Act. "He's just obsessed with this dog. And even during the Auditions, he met her and Adrian, and he's a great guy, and she is just adorable. And I was watching [Eric] as the results came in, and he was just like, jumping in the air. He was so excited," Cowell added.

Cowell's son has also been a fan of AGT since the beginning

"Ever since he was a baby, he used to come to the shows with me. And I always thought, 'God, what happens if he doesn't like what I do?' But he really loves this show. He gets invested, when we woke up this morning, it was the first thing we were talking about. 'Who do you think is going to win? Who's gonna be in the Top 5? Who's gonna be in the Top 3?' And that's brilliant. I love that," Cowell said before adding that they watched Beverly Hills Chihuahua the night before Hurricane's win.

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All about Adrian & Hurricane on AGT Season 18

Adrian Stoica and Hurricane perform during the Season 18 Finale of America’s Got Talent

Stoica and Hurricane wowed the Judges with their impressive routine during the Season 18 Auditions where Hurricane pulled off some extremely agile tricks, showcasing how she helps her owner get ready in the morning, and got a standing ovation from the Judges.

"We see a lot of dog Acts on AGT. This is one of my favorites. You weren't there cueing each move. And you left the stage, and Hurricane was still performing for us," Howie Mandel said. 

Cowell described the AGT 18 winners as "incredible." 

Adrian Stoica holding his dog Hurricane closely while posing for the camera.

In an interview with NBC Insider, the executive producer talked about what made Hurricane's act so special. "I've never seen a dog Act where everything was done by voice commands. It was live, it could've gone horribly wrong, but she was just amazing," he told us.