Simon Cowell reveals softer side with sweet snap of baby boy Eric
13 AUGUST 2014
is known for his harsh words on
The X Factor
but it looks like
he is the happiest man in the world in a new snap posted on Twitter.
The picture shows Simon holding his young son, Eric, in matching sunglasses.
"Taking after Daddy" Simon captioned the shot.
Eric was born in February
to Simon and his partner Lauren Silverman, and although it seems that the music mogul may not have initially seemed the fatherly type, it appears he is eager for another baby.
According to Lauren,
the 54-year-old wants to have a daughter.
"We’ll definitely have more children,"
Lauren told the
. "I would like one more. Simon wants a girl very badly."
Sincre Eric was born, Simon has shown off several pics of his young tot to his millions of fans.
The TV talent show boss captioned one photograph, “Very handsome like his dad", and has also shared sweet pictures of Eric with Lauren.
Simon has also become step-father to Lauren's first son, Adam -
Lauren was still married to her husband Andrew Silverman when she found out she was pregnant.
"With Simon I'm the happiest I've ever been," Lauren revealed. "He does all the nappies, he's very hands-on."
When quizzed on how the half-brothers were getting along Lauren said the boys were enjoying a great relationship.
"My older son is so in love with the baby," she said. "It's been fantastic."