Simon Cowell plans to buy a house in Barbados after several years of regular vacation on the sun-drenched Caribbean island.
60-year-old music mogul – who has six-year-old Eric with partner Lauren Silverman – regularly spends time in Barbados, and now says he’s interested in “taking root” in the popular tourist destination .
A source told The Sun on Sunday: “Simon loves Barbados and wants to settle there. He would like to spend up to £ 10 million on a pad, with a beach view and many rooms.
Location, location, location: Simon Cowell plans to buy a house in Barbados after several years of regular vacation on the sun-drenched Caribbean island. Photographed in December 2014
“He knows a lot of locals now, so he feels at home and relaxed when he’s on the island. “
Simon typically spends the winter months on the Caribbean island on his superyacht, but is now considering permanent residence, the insider said.
He is known to regularly spend the Christmas holidays in Barbados, often leaving several days after seeing the New Year in the sun.
MailOnline contacted a Simon Cowell representative for a comment.
Island in the Sun: Simon typically spends the winter months on the Caribbean island on his superyacht, but is now considering permanent residence, says insider
Meanwhile, Louis Tomlinson revealed that he was separate from Simon’s Syco label.
The 28-year-old pop star – who first found glory in One Direction – announced an amicable split of the label via Twitter and revealed that he was now “really excited for the future” .
Louis – who also played alongside Simon on the X Factor jury in 2018 – wrote on the microblogging platform: “I hope everyone is fine! I just wanted to let you know that Syco Music and I have agreed to separate.
Family Time: He regularly spends time in Barbados with his family, including partner Lauren Silverman. Photographed together in December 2014
“I’m really excited for the future and to be back in the studio to write the next album. I can’t wait to see you finally on tour !! Stay safe and see you soon, Louis x (sic) «
Louis released his first album, Walls, in January, but had previously admitted that he had initially struggled to adjust to life as a solo artist.
He said to work without his One Direction peers for the first time: “It really hit me like a ton of bricks. “
Pride and joy: Simon and Lauren are the parents of their adorable six-year-old son Eric