Despite the alleged appearance of a diamond ring on Mezhgan Hussainy—and our desire to see the confirmed bachelor eat his words—it was hard to believe rumors that Simon Cowell proposed to the make-up artist on Valentine’s Day after only six months of dating. After all, ex Terri Seymour tried to tie Simon down for six years before giving up. Now the Idol/X-Factor overlord’s publicist Max Clifford has gone and burst the gossip balloon. “I spoke to Simon in London yesterday afternoon, just before he took his flight back to LA,” Clifford told Us. “I asked him: ‘Look, are you engaged? Is it true?,’ and he said, ‘No! No. I’m not engaged.’”
“Yes, they are they an item,” pal Clifford tells Us. “Yes, they’re happy. But they’re not engaged. That’s straight from Simon’s mouth.” Thankfully, Simon’s mouth said far sweeter things to Piers Morgan on British TV last night. “I think she’s the one…She’s very special. You know when you’ve found somebody very special.” Hopefully, someone will perform “Single Ladies” on Idol this year and give Simon a hint.
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