Simon Cowell Mom, Julie, Dead at 89
Simon Cowell’s mother Julie Cowell has died. She was 89.
Julie Cowell is a former ballet dancer and socialite. She has four sons: Nicholas, Simon, Tony and Michael; and also a step mother to John and June Cowell.
Very sad night tonight. We will all miss Mum so very much. She was the heart and soul of our family x
— Tony Cowell (@cowelltweets) July 5, 2015
Cowell’s family released a statement on Sunday (via PEOPLE):
“Today our beloved mum Julie passed away. Anyone who had met her would know what a truly special and kind lady she was. We are heartbroken and will miss her terribly, but she is now at peace.”
“We would like to thank the media for kindly respecting Julie’s privacy throughout and we politely request continued privacy for the entire family at this particularly difficult time.”
Our hearts go out to Simon Cowell and his family at this time.