Simon Cowell looks pleased with himself alongside his fiancée Lauren Silverman and a glamorous pal


Simon Cowell was all smiles as he left the Apollo London on Thursday with his fiancée Lauren Silverman and a glamorous pal.

The mogul, 62, who looked very pleased with himself, sat beside his partner, 44, while she cosied up to their friend after the live Britain’s Got Talent semi final show.

He cut a dapper figure in a white shirt and blue trousers while holding a beer in the back of his lavish chauffeur driven car. 

Beaming: Simon Cowell was all smiles as he left the Apollo London on Thursday with his fiancée Lauren Silverman and a glamorous pal

Lauren looked slightly worse for wear in a chic red jumpsuit while her pal donned an all black ensemble as they sipped on a coffee after the show.

Simon proposed to girlfriend Lauren on Christmas Eve in Barbados after seven years together.

According to The Sun, the Britain’s Got Talent judge has set the date for June and their son Eric, eight, will be ‘front and centre’.

Smug: The mogul, 62, who looked very pleased with himself, sat beside his partner, 44, while she cosied up to their friend after the live Britain's Got Talent semi final show

Smug: The mogul, 62, who looked very pleased with himself, sat beside his partner, 44, while she cosied up to their friend after the live Britain’s Got Talent semi final show

Dashing: He cut a dapper figure in a white shirt and blue trousers while holding a beer in the back of his lavish chauffeur driven car

Dashing: He cut a dapper figure in a white shirt and blue trousers while holding a beer in the back of his lavish chauffeur driven car

A source told the publication: ‘Simon cannot wait to have Lauren as his wife and didn’t see the point in delaying it. He has taken charge of the planning and the date has been set for June.

‘The ceremony is going to take place in London, with their son Eric front and centre, naturally.

‘It’s been a long time coming and now Simon wants to get Lauren up the aisle as quickly as he can.’

Night out: Lauren looked slightly worse for wear in a chic red jumpsuit while her pal donned an all black ensemble as they sipped on a coffee after the show

Night out: Lauren looked slightly worse for wear in a chic red jumpsuit while her pal donned an all black ensemble as they sipped on a coffee after the show

Loved-up: Simon proposed to girlfriend Lauren on Christmas Eve in Barbados after seven years together

Loved-up: Simon proposed to girlfriend Lauren on Christmas Eve in Barbados after seven years together

It comes after Britain’s Got Talent viewers have slammed the shows lack of diversity as Eva Abley became the first and only female act to join the final on Wednesday night, which saw Immi Davis ‘robbed’ of a spot. 

Joining the comedian, 14, was singer Tom Ball, 23, who emerged victorious during semi-final with his powerful rendition of Conchita Wurst’s Rise Like A Phoenix. 

The previous night saw impressionist Ben Nickless win the public vote, alongside runner-up singers Flintz & T4ylor, as the latest acts to join Maxwell Thorpe and Jamie Leahey, who will battle it out in this weekends finale. 

'We need a variety of people!' Britain's Got Talent viewers have slammed the lack of diversity as Eva Abley became the first and only female to join the final on Wednesday night

‘We need a variety of people!’ Britain’s Got Talent viewers have slammed the lack of diversity as Eva Abley became the first and only female to join the final on Wednesday night 

Taking to Twitter, fans voiced their thoughts on the judges decisions, with some asking ‘where all the women are’ whilst others believed that Immi was ‘robbed.’

Ahead of the show, one user penned: ‘I would just like to point out that there are no women in the final yet.’ 

Whilst another added: ‘Lots of diversity in the final with a total of 0 women.’ 

Well done! Joining the comedian, 14, was singer Tom Ball, 23, who emerged victorious during semi-final with his powerful rendition of Conchita Wurst's Rise Like A Phoenix

Well done! Joining the comedian, 14, was singer Tom Ball, 23, who emerged victorious during semi-final with his powerful rendition of Conchita Wurst’s Rise Like A Phoenix

Elsewhere, viewers claimed the show was a fix whilst others criticised the shows structure entirely. 

Another claimed: ‘It’s so fixed only do female vote because that’s six males in final now a joke and Cowell lost his bottle not voting for the dogs, so much up Dixon’s a*** it’s unbelievable, only voted for them two idiots because of Dixon’s golden buzzer. Call the programme Britain’s got male talent [sic].’

Someone else added: ‘There are four acts that deserved to be in the final tonight. Should have put some of them on yesterday to give them a chance.’  

Deserving: The second live show of Britain's Got Talent saw impressionist Ben Nickless win the public vote, as he heads to the next stage

Deserving: The second live show of Britain’s Got Talent saw impressionist Ben Nickless win the public vote, as he heads to the next stage

Amazing: Ben was joined by singers Flintz & T4ylor (pictured), as the latest acts to join Maxwell Thorpe and Jamie Leahey, who will battle it out in this weekends finale

Amazing: Ben was joined by singers Flintz & T4ylor (pictured), as the latest acts to join Maxwell Thorpe and Jamie Leahey, who will battle it out in this weekends finale

During the show, singer Tom, blew the audience away, receiving a standing ovation from the judges.

Eva impressed the judges with her comedy routine with Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams all voting to put her through to the final over magician Keiichi Iwisaki.

Tom, who works as a teacher, was asked about the support he has received from his students and colleagues.

Praise: Immi Davis who received a standing ovation from the judges for her powerhouse performance but missed out on a spot in the final

Praise: Immi Davis who received a standing ovation from the judges for her powerhouse performance but missed out on a spot in the final 

He said: ‘My kids have been absolutely amazing. I can’t thank my school enough for supporting me and everyone at home supporting me.’

After the two acts going through to the final were announced, head judge Simon Cowell revealed he may introduce wildcards into Sunday’s final.

He said: ‘I think Immi should be standing here as well. I think we are going to have to bring in one or two wildcards, I really mean it.’

Hilarious: Ant McPartlin and Declan Donelly's golden buzzer, magician Keiichi Iwisaki also preformed during wednesday nights show

Hilarious: Ant McPartlin and Declan Donelly’s golden buzzer, magician Keiichi Iwisaki also preformed during wednesday nights show 

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