Simon Cowell Is "Doing a Baby With a Lady," Teases Pal David Walliams

Celebrity News Jul. 31, 2013 AT 5:15PM
Simon Cowell; David Walliams After Us Weekly exclusively revealed that Simon Cowell is expecting a baby with Lauren Silverman, friend David Walliams teasingly tweeted July 31, "Oh yeah, Simon Cowell is doing a baby with a lady." Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic; Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

David Walliams is weighing in on his good friend Simon Cowell's baby news. After Us Weekly exclusively revealed that the X Factor judge, 53, is expecting a baby with Lauren Silverman, the British comedian, 41, took to Twitter to comment on his pal's baby news.

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"Oh yeah, and Simon Cowell is doing a baby with a lady," tweeted Walliams, who is a judge on Cowell's Britain's Got Talent. "For the record Simon Cowell and I tried to have a baby together for many years," he jokingly added. "But I just couldn't get pregnant."

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He may also need to tweet some advice to his buddy about fatherhood. Wallliams welcomed his first child, a baby boy named Alfred, with model wife Lara Stone in May. On May 7, he tweeted a photo of blue and white flowers with the captions, "Someone always has to show off and send the biggest bouquet. Thank you Simon Cowell." 

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An insider told Us that Silverman, 36, is "around 10 weeks along." The New York socialite is still technically married to Cowell's close friend Andrew Silverman, but a source told Us, "Lauren and Andrew have been unhappy in their marriage for some time, and their divorce has been in the works for a while. As their marriage deteriorated, she and Simon became close."

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