AceShowbiz - Congratulations are in order for Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman. The longtime judge of "America's Got Talent" and his girlfriend, who have been dating for eight years, got engaged during a trip to Barbados on New Year's Eve.
A friend of the pair told PEOPLE that Simon proposed to Lauren on the beach in front of their 7-year-old son Eric as well as her 16-year-old son Adam from her previous relationship. Meanwhile, an insider informed The Sun, "Lauren was absolutely stunned and never in a million years expected Simon to pop the question. She burst into tears, happy tears, and obviously said yes straight away."