Simon Cowell’s girlfriend, socialite Lauren Silverman gave birth to a baby boy on Friday, February 14.

Simon later revealed via Twitter that they had named the baby Eric.

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Reportedly checking into Lenox Hill Hospital this morning, the socialite was a tell-tale sign she’d gone into labour.

Cowell hopped aboard a private jet from the UK to be by his lady’s side.

Over the Valentine’s Day weekend, the proud father shared photos of the couple’s new son via Twitter:

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“Mum, Dad and Eric. Now two days old,”; he wrote as a caption to the above picture.

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“…now you can see how very handsome little Eric is,”; wrote alongside another picture.

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“I never knew how much love and pride I would feel,”; he Tweeted accompanied by a photo of a cradled baby Eric (Simone also revealed that the baby was named after his father).

Silverman started a media frenzy in July when news broke that she was pregnant and that the former “X Factor” judge was the father.  Sources reported that her illicit affair with Cowell was the cause of her divorce from real estate mogul Andrew Silverman.  The couple have a 7-year-old son.