London: Music mogul Simon Cowell has split from his on-off fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy, according to one of his friends.
The 52-year-old `X Factor` boss proposed to the `American Idol` make-up artist in 2010, but split rumours have been rife since he vacationed with a group of women without her in January, reported Mirror online.
Cowell`s friend Zeta Graff, who was with the star on the sun-soaked holiday, claims the engagement is off.
"Mezhgan was lovely but it was all too much for Simon. As soon as he hears the words `stability` and `future`, I think it all became a bit too much. She was too needy, but he did try. Simon needs a woman who isn`t defined by him, who has her own career or wealth. Someone who doesn`t depend on him. But he and Mezhgan are still friends," Graff said.
Cowell recently insisted he was confused about the romance, saying, "I`m vulnerable. It`s not on, it`s not off, it`s somewhere in the middle. I don`t know if I will ever get married, but I am happy."