updated 06/13/2010 AT 7:00 PM ET
•originally published 06/14/2010 AT 1:40 PM ET
“That’s left to be determined!” Abdul told PEOPLE backstage at the LG Electronics gift lounge at the Tony Awards. “I know Simon so well and honest to God, I think he’s at that stage in his life where he’s a grown-up Simon now, making him a great and loving husband. But he still has that little bad boy in him.”
Cowell and Hussainy have been dating for nearly a year and met several years ago on Idol, where she’s a makeup artist. When news broke in February that the couple were engaged, Abdul says she was shocked.