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Simon Cowell Proposes To Mezhgan Hussainy?!

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Says she's "The One," buys her big, shiny ring.

It only took seven years of knowing, six months of dating and one midlife+ crisis later for notorious bachelor Simon Cowell to forget all about that "marriage is an outdated contract" business and, presumably, pop the question to makeup artist Mezhgan Hussainy, 36.

It's thought that his 50th birthday triggered some deep soul searching. And that soul searching led him to his one and only, Mezhgan, whom has been seen since February 14th sporting a very big, very shiny rock on her left ring finger. Says Britain's Daily Mail:

According to audience members watching Piers Morgan film a TV interview with him on Tuesday, Cowell said: 'She's the one.

'She's very special. You know when you've found somebody very special.' 

And speaking about children, Cowell - usually known for his sharp tongue - showed his softer side, saying: 'I think I need to have little Simons around.' [Source: Daily Mail]

So who is the lucky Mrs. Simon Cowell-to-be?

Before she made it to the glamorous life, Mezhgan was a refugee from Soviet-era Afghanistan, fleeing on foot in 1981 with her parents first to Pakistan and then finally to Hollywood, California. At twelve years of age, she got her start in the industry by providing manicures to the residents in her family's apartment building.

This would be Mezhgan's second marriage. At twenty, she married a rug merchant 13 years her senior, divorcing eight years later.

What a woman! Simon, treat her well!

Photo via Fame Pictures.