Apparently, the suggestion resonated with the pint-sized songstress. In a pre-recorded segment on Tuesday's show, she was asked by producers if she had a boyfriend, and Sophie bashfully whispered, "Simon's son."
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"He just makes my heart melt!" she added, beaming with joy.
As Sophie took the stage during the Judge Cuts round, Simon told the young singer that the feeling was mutual.
"Somebody has a bit of a crush on you," he said. "My son, Eric."
As the cameras cut to his little boy in the audience, an embarrassed Eric shook his head and tried to hide his face.
Sophie then wowed the crowd with her rendition of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," which astounded guest judge Olivia Munn. However, Simon's little boy still seemed pretty upset about how his dad called him out on national TV, and adorably stormed off set.