Holly Willoughby reveals 3-month-old son’s celeb friends

“Harry is the only person who isn’t scared of Simon Cowell,” says Xtra Factor host

Spending her time backstage at the X-Factor auditions, new mum Holly Willoughby comes across some very strange characters. However, nothing seems to faze her or her 3-month-old son Harry.


“Harry is the only person who’s not scared of Simon Cowell,” Holly, 28, told Closer magazine.

Having just started her new role on This Morning with Phillip Schofield, instead of worrying that the early morning might cause havoc with a new baby, Holly’s loving it!

“I get to wake up with him, go to work for a couple of hours and then finish at lunchtime and spend the rest of the afternoon with him. The perfect job has truly come at the perfect time,” Holly shared.

So what’s life like backstage with people who have bigger demands than a 3-month-old baby? Holly revealed that Harry has been welcomed with open arms by the X Factor judges

“I feed Harry in between breaks. Then I’d go up to the judging room and Dannii and Cheryl would be like, ‘Hurry up and bring him in.’”

The only thing the TV presenter is scared of is her son’s unpredictable vomiting.


“I was always scared of them holding him after he’s just eaten in case he puked all over their lovely outfits. They would be holding him and I’d be looking on thinking, ‘Harry, please don’t chuck up.’”

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