Simon Cowell has taken to Twitter to introduce the newest members of his growing family - pet pooches, namely Squiddly and Diddly.

The X Factor creator and media mogul is clearly fond of the new Yorkshire Terrier pups as he tweeted about them not once or twice but six times yesterday and this is a man of few Twitter words - he has only tweeted his 8.5 million followers 862 times to date.

Tweeting on @SimonCowell, he said: "Introducing squiddly and diddly," who are most likely named after the 1960's Hanna-Barbera cartoon.

He later added: "Squiddly is the girl and diddly is the boy".

Plus the 53-year-old whose girlfriend Lauren is pregnant with their first child, clarified

"It was Lauren my girlfriend who chose the outfits. Everyone is saying different Laurens.

"I am setting up a squiddly diddly twitter account."

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