By Daily Mail Reporter
Simon Cowell has confirmed he is dating Carmen Electra.
'The X Factor' USA judge - who has been spotted on numerous dates with the TV presenter and model recently - has admitted he is smitten with the 40-year-old beauty but insisted she is not his girlfriend yet.
The 53-year-old music mogul opened up to Ryan Seacrest on Wednesday about their budding romance, saying: 'She's not my girlfriend. We're people who date. She's adorable, isn't she?'
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Carmen, who was once married to basketball star Dennis Rodman and rocker Dave Navarro, previously revealed she had fallen for the British millionaire after she filled in as a guest judge on Britain's Got Talent.
She said: 'He's so cute. He is adorable. He's actually a sweetheart... I really liked him. I think he's really cool.
'Now, obviously, he's in [Los Angeles] with X Factor and we started to hang out and we became friends ... I think he's a great guy.'
Simon's last relationship was with makeup artist Mezhgan Hussainy, whom he broke off his engagement from last year.
Simon and Carmen were first spotted enjoying a flirtatious dinner at Los Angeles restaurant Cecconi's in September.
An onlooker said at the time: 'They were getting very cosy. They were holding hands and staring into each other's eyes - and then they started making out.
'They were with other friends at the restaurant but didn't seem to mind.'
VIDEO Carmen talks about their relationship on The Wendy Williams Show