My son will not have American accent: Simon Cowell

PTI| Updated: Dec 21, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

Los Angeles: Music mogul Simon Cowell will play his son tapes of his voice so he doesn`t pick up an American accent.

The `X Factor` boss, whose girlfriend Lauren Silverman is expecting their first child in February, says he is keen for his son to have a British accent like his father and not speak like his New York socialite mother, reported E! oline.

"I want the child`s first words to be `Hello, Simon...`` and not,
`Hi, Simon`," Cowell said.

He also said he`s been training for the birth by caring for his puppies.

"I bought Squiddly and Diddly as a means of preparation. I feel this real kind of protection love. God only knows what I`ll be like with a baby," he added.