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Simon Cowell Confirms Engagement, Eager to Have Kids With His Fiancee

March 9, 2010 (10:09 am) GMT
During an appearance on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno', the 'American Idol' judge confirms engagement rumor and says that it's 'important' to have kids.

has confirmed his engagement - during an appearance on a late-night U.S. TV show. The "" judge was being interviewed for "" on Monday, March 8, when the host decided to grill him about recent rumors regarding his make-up artist girlfriend, Mezhgan Hussainy.

Leno asked, "Are rumors you're engaged true?" to which Cowell replied, "Are they true? Well, I do have somebody in my life now, Jay, yes. And I kinda made a decision this year to make somebody happy."

And when Leno inquired about the engagement band, Cowell replied, "It's quite a big one, yes." Cowell later admitted he was blushing, before Leno proceeded to ask where the couple got engaged. The music mogul replied, "I find this very uncomfortable. I was asleep, I think. No, look, I bought her the ring in London."

Hussainy was later invited from the audience to join Cowell on-stage. The Brit later joked that Leno could be the flower girl at the wedding ceremony, before talking about the prospect of children. He quipped, "I'm kind of torn because I'm a bit too old to have kids, but then again I think it would be important to have a lot of 'mes' around in the future."

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