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Simon Cowell’s ‘Life Was 99 Percent Work’ Before Son Eric Switched It Around | “I Was Really Unhappy”
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Simon Cowell’s ‘Life Was 99 Percent Work’ Before Son Eric Switched It Around | “I Was Really Unhappy”

"If he hadn't come along, God knows what would have happened," Simon Cowell said.

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Television personality and media mogul, Simon Cowell might have to flaunt a tough exterior when he is in front of the camera but the 63-year-old was "really unhappy" when the cameras stopped rolling. Cowell has created popular talent shows like America's Got Talent and The X Factor and boasts an influential career in both UK and US. He is the man behind the creation of notable music groups such as One Direction, Little Mix, and Fifth Harmony and has reigned in showbiz for over two decades.    

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Working overtime on groundbreaking ideas and putting his career before family might have earned all his shows top ratings but Simon did not enjoy it, as per PEOPLE. The TV personality went on to explain his working hours at the height of his fame, claiming that he often worked till 4, 6, and occasionally 8 a.m. "I was really unhappy," he confessed.