Simon Cowell shares picture revealing baby son is as ambitious as him: ‘Eric has already learnt to read!’

Simon Cowell has shared an adorable snap of his son Eric reading a booklet, as he relaxes in his baby chair.

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by Ellie Hooper |
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The media mogul posted the snap to his Twitter page on Tuesday evening, captioning it: 'Eric has already learnt to read.'

Comedian and friend of Simon, David Walliams, was quick to retweet, writing: 'Unlike his father.'

Baby Eric learning to read

Simon posts regular updates on Eric to his Twitter page, including snaps of him and Lauren Silverman.

The 54-year-old X Factor boss became a father for the first time in February, when his girlfriend Lauren gave birth to Eric. But to the world's surprise, Cowell seems to be revelling in fatherhood - obviously beaming with pride about his newborn.

Simon's close friend Tom Bower previously told Closer that everyone was surprised at how well their pal had embraced his new role, saying: 'Simon and Lauren are so happy. He loves the whole domestic scene, which I didn't think he would. Eric is a dream, he's a very quiet baby and there's a good atmosphere in the house. Fatherhood has really changed Simon - he's not the Cowell I knew!'

The multi-millionaire admitted he was nervous before the birth; worrying that he might not bond with his baby. But Cowell said as soon as Eric was born he just 'got it.'

We love this new soft side to Simon!

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