Simon Cowell Shares Adorable New Picture, Says Son Eric is “Taking After Daddy”

Simon Cowell and son Eric pose in their shades
Simon Cowell and son Eric pose in their shades Courtesy Simon Cowell

What a sweetie! Proud dad Simon Cowell shared a super-cute picture of his little boy Eric, 6 months, in a shirtless pose, sporting a pair of designer sunglasses.

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Cowell posted the gorgeous picture, which shows Eric and himself chilling out on board a luxury yacht, to his Twitter account on Wednesday, Aug. 13, with the caption, "Taking after daddy."

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The hard-nosed music mogul has evidently turned into a bit of a softie following the birth of his little boy on Valentine's Day this year. In the past six months, Cowell, 54, has shared a host of pictures of his beloved son, including one in June of him doing some hands-on parenting, giving little Eric a bath.

Baby Eric, whose mom is Cowell's girlfriend Laura Silverman, looks quite happy with his jet setting lifestyle in this new picture, giving a half-smile as he looks out at the ocean through his over-sized shades.

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X Factor star Cowell admitted in an interview with Extra recently that he's relishing his new parental role. "I was born to be a dad!" he gushed.

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