Cowell shows off family photos

NEW YORK - Simon Cowell, a first-time dad at age 54, on Sunday shared three images of his newborn son on Twitter, commenting in one caption: “I never knew how much love and pride I would feel.”

The former American Idol judge is shown with his socialite girlfriend Lauren Silverman, 36, in a family photo captioned: “Mum, Dad and Eric. Now two days old.”

Eric Philip was born last Friday in New York.

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