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He is doing physiotherapy every day to help with his back. If you wish to change your mind and would like to stop receiving communications from, you can revoke your consent by clicking on "unsubscribe" in the footer of the newsletter. “They operated overnight, the surgery went well, and he is in the hospital recovering.”, According to sources quoted by People, the surgery lasted five hours, and the America’s Got Talent judge “has had to have a number of fusions and metal rod put into his back.”, Related Story

The accident has forced Simon to miss out on this year's BGT semi-finals, with Diversity star Ashley Banjo stepping in for him on the judging panel. ", Simon was at his Malibu home with his family when the accident happened. 2ND UPDATE SUNDAY 6:30 PM: Simon Cowell was in good spirits on Sunday night in his first public comments after the surgery to repair his broken back following an electric bike accident. His spokeswoman said that the TV personality has “broken his back in a number of places”, but that he was “doing fine”. While Cowell recovers, he is being replaced as a judge on the show by singer Kelly Clarkson. The takeover comes after he agreed to buy out Sony Music Entertainment’s stake in the joint venture. By registering to HELLO! "I have broken part of my back. Simon Cowell suffered a serious back injury after falling from an electric bike he was riding. Sounds like a very nasty accident. Come back fast @simoncowell”. It’s been reported that within two days of his surgery, Cowell was up and walking around. "He's taken some steps, so he has reassured himself that he's not paralysed. In a message posted on Twitter and Instagram series of tweets, he shared “some good advice” on safely using an electric bicycle and thanked the medical team involved in his care. Reps for the America’s Got Talent judge first told People that the accident happened Saturday afternoon as Cowell was testing the vehicle at his Malibu home with family.
You will be redirected back to your article in, World Series Game 2 Tops Wednesday Ratings; ABC Comedy Block Returns To Originals, Exclusive Q&A: Katzenberg & Whitman On Their Decision To Shut Down Quibi, Hollywood Political Players, Still Smarting From Hillary, Grow Optimistic Of Joe Biden’s Election Chances, ‘Addams Family’ Live-Action TV Series From Tim Burton Heats Up TV Marketplace, ‘Reagan’ Biopic Starring Dennis Quaid Halted In Oklahoma After COVID-19 Outbreak Among Crew, Trump Posts Raw Footage Of ’60 Minutes’ Interview; CBS News Says White House Broke Agreement. alerts and find out about everything before anyone else. PREVIOUS SATURDAY 8:50 PM: Simon Cowell landed in the hospital Saturday after an accident with his electric bicycle left him with a back injury. “My family and I wish you a speedy recovery and send you, Lauren and Eric all our love.”, Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan also tweeted when he heard the news, writing: “So sorry to hear this. Like this story? Thank you to everyone for your kind messages. At the time, the BGT judge reassured his fans that he was doing okay. What a Great Show.”. Simon Cowell was left in 'shock and massive amounts of pain' after he fell from his electric bike and broke his back in several places.. MORE: Simon Cowell forced to cancel Christmas plans, WATCH: Everything you need to know about Simon Cowell's bike accident. Cowell took to Twitter after news of his injury circulated. CBS Closing In On Music Competition Series '50 States To Stardom' From Brian Grazer, Ron Howard & Simon Cowell. "It was a serious accident. "Some of the nicest people I have ever met.

Simon Cowell's close friend Sinitta has revealed news on his recovery after he broke his back in August, Simon Cowell forced to cancel Christmas plans, Simon Cowell's £19million LA home as the family move out. “He hurt his back and was taken to the hospital. Launch dates for broadcast, cable and streaming programs, Up-to-date lists for broadcast, cable and streaming series, Pandemic-proof vs. pandemic-contingent broadcast lineups, Signup for Breaking News Alerts & Newsletters, Get our latest storiesin the feed of your favorite networks.