Earlier this year, Simon, 50, presented the 36-year-old with a 250,000-pound diamond engagement ring. However, when quizzed on US news network CNN about Cowell's upcoming nuptials, Piers, 45, said: "What wedding?"
The confused reporter asked: "Isn't he getting married?" And Piers replied: "Not as far as he's said." Sources close to The X Factor supremo believe he has put his wedding on hold because of his busy professional life.