Lauren Silverman
is about to have double the trouble in the man department.

Us Weekly” reports that Silverman, who is pregnant with Simon Cowell’s child, is expecting a baby boy.

“They’ve known for a while!” a source tells “Us.”

Simon himself opened up about becoming a first-time dad after staying silent while Silverman’s divorce drama played out.

“I feel very paternal right now. So I am very happy,” he told the “Times of London” this week, before joking, “I can assure you: I won’t go soft.”

 This is the second little boy for Silverman, not including Simon, of course. She and ex-husband Andrew Silverman have a 7-year-old son together, also named Andrew.

Simon also has his hands full with the new season of “The X Factor,” which features a new judging panel with the returning Demi Lovato, as well as Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio.

The two-night premiere of “The X Factor” begins next Wednesday, September 11 at 8pm.

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