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Stop Smoking : ‘The idea is to cut down on the number’: Simon Cowell turns to E-cigarettes in a final bid to quit smoking… but is still on 80 vapes a day

Simon Cowell has revealed he’s turned to E-cigarettes in a bid to finally quit smoking for the sake of his young son.

The 56-year-old music mogul is attempting to cut down over concerns that two-year-old Eric will disapprove as he gets older – and is hoping he will find success by turning to vaporizers.

‘The idea is to cut down on the number,’ he told The Sun. ‘The Vape has been successful. It’s a good one, it tastes nice and sweet.

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Simon Cowell has revealed he's turned to E-cigarettes in a bid to finally quit smoking for the sake of his young son

Simon Cowell has revealed he’s turned to E-cigarettes in a bid to finally quit smoking for the sake of his young son

‘My driver was on 40-a-day and he has cut out smoking completely. I’m on 80-a-day now. It’s a step in the right direction. I don’t smoke in front of Eric for obvious reasons.’

 

Last year Simon admitted he was worried that Eric would ask him to quit smoking when he gets older.

He said: ‘I have tried everything. If Eric grows up and says stop it I don’t know what I would do.

Uphill struggle: The X Factor and America's Got Talent judge previously tried hypnotherapy in a bid to kick the habit, but admits he smoked a cigarette within moments of leaving the session

Uphill struggle: The X Factor and America’s Got Talent judge previously tried hypnotherapy in a bid to kick the habit, but admits he smoked a cigarette within moments of leaving the session

‘I don’t smoke around him and I wouldn’t do that. I have thought about what he might say in a few years. It is my worst vice … this is the one thing I would find very difficult to give up because I do love a cigarette.’

The X Factor and America’s Got Talent judge previously tried hypnotherapy in a bid to kick the habit, but admits he smoked a cigarette within moments of leaving the session.

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He explained: ‘I tried once to give up smoking, and the first thing I did when I walked out of the hypnotist’s was light up a cigarette. I actually wanted one more.’

Doting father: The 56-year-old music mogul is attempting to cut down over concerns that two-year-old Eric will disapprove as he gets older

Doting father: The 56-year-old music mogul is attempting to cut down over concerns that two-year-old Eric will disapprove as he gets older

Despite his attempts to quit smoking Simon admits he’s changed since becoming a father as he’s now calmer and can put things into perspective with ease.

He said: ‘I think like with anything, you have a lot more perspective on things.

‘Eric has made a massive difference because I wasn’t expecting that and I didn’t know what that would bring to my life. He is so much fun.’

He added: ‘I just think that sometimes when we are all feeling a bit down I think we are lucky to be able do what we want and you have to take it that way. I still consider that.’

Relaxed: Despite his attempts to quit smoking Simon admits he's changed since becoming a father as he's now calmer and can put things into perspective with ease 

Relaxed: Despite his attempts to quit smoking Simon admits he’s changed since becoming a father as he’s now calmer and can put things into perspective with ease

 

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