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Simon Cowell as a father and a husband? Who would have thunk it. But that’s the latest report from Us Weekly, which says Simon has an engagement ring ready and waiting for his pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman. He’s just waiting for the couple’s baby boy to arrive next year before popping the big question.

“Simon’s mad about her, but I think he’ll wait until after she gives birth,” a source tells the magazine.

Pulling a Kanye are you, Simon? No doubt the competitive reality TV show judge would rent out a baseball stadium of his own if he thought it fitting, but we have a sneaking suspicion the relatively low-key Simon might take an equally expensive but less public track. Not everyone can pull of a Jumbotron like Yeezy.

Then again, seeing as Simon, Jr. (for real, that’s a top contender for the name) is expected sometime in February, perhaps Simon will plan some Valentine’s Day extravaganza. We’re thinking oodles of heart-shaped balloons, several real-life cherubs, and a romantic serenade by Simon’s X Factor favs, One Direction. Now there’s a proposal we’d love to see.

What do you make of the news? Think Simon is ready to walk down the aisle, or do he and Lauren seem happy as is? Sound off in the comments below. Proposal suggestions welcomed!

Source: Us Weekly

Elisabeth Kramer is an Assistant Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment and our resident Downton Abbey expert. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!