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Simon Cowell’s Parting Gift to His Ex? An $8 Million Mansion

Simon Cowell may be the grumpiest, snarkiest, most easily irritated boyfriend on the planet, but dating him definitely has its perks.

For one thing, he knows how difficult it can be to date an X Factor judge in the public eye. So, to make up for all the tabloid nonsense his ex-fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy went through during their very public relationship, Simon bestowed upon her a humble parting gift — the $8 million mansion he lived in while the two were dating!

SiCo has, of course, upgraded himself to a 6-bedroom $12 million home in Beverly Hills, just a few miles away from his old pad. So, you know, since he had the old place lying around, he figured he might as well unload it onto his ex. Kind of like how Carrie Bradshaw got to keep her old and equally sick bachelorette pad after she moved into a sick townhouse with Mr. Big ... except in real life. And by "real life," we mean, WHOSE LIFE IS THIS and can we have it, too, please?

Well, we guess mansion-gifting is one way of saying "thanks for the memories"...

Source: TMZ

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04.18.2012 / 05:15 AM EDT by Mariella Mosthof
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