Simon Cowell‘s says he’s ready to embrace fatherhood, so we’re happy to pass along a helpful parenting tip: No smoking around the baby!
The 53-year-old music mogul puffed on a cigarette Tuesday night within feet of baby mama-to-be Lauren Silverman as they left New York City’s Carbone restaurant.
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As we previously reported, Simon last month addressed his pending parenthood, acknowledging that “things are changing in my life right now.”
“I’m proud to be a dad,” he said, noting that fathering children is “something I haven’t thought of before, and now, I know I feel good about it.”
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Simon and Lauren’s baby, reportedly a boy, is due in February.