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By Jane Nambi

For the first time since news emerged that 53-year-old bachelor, Simon Cowell was going to be a father, the reality television mogul opened up about his bundle of joy which is on its way.

Fox's "The X Factor" Season Finale - Night 2Cowell is expecting a baby with his friend’s wife, Lauren Silverman. It is his first baby but the second of Lauren who already has a seven-year old son with her soon to be ex husband, Andrew Silverman. “I’m proud to be a dad,” Cowell said. “It’s something I hadn’t thought of before and then, now I know, I feel good about it. She’s a very special girl.”

Cowell made the comments yesterday during the London premiere of British boy band One Direction’s  new 3D documentary “This Is Us”. Cowell manages the band. He said that he would be willing to let his own child become a pop star, as long as he was the manager.

The Sony Pictures documentary will be out in theatres on August 30.