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Simon Cowell Breaks Back In Electric Bicycle Accident

Simon Cowell was in surgery for six hours on Saturday after breaking his back in a horrible bike crash.

Sources told Page Six that the “America’s Got Talent” star, 60, is now in “recovery and asleep.”

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“He had to have a big surgery, he’s got a number of breaks and has had to have a metal rod put into his back,” a source told us.

“When he fell off the bike he landed right on his back which broke in a number of places,” noting it “was six-hour surgery overnight on Saturday.”

Cowell was at home in LA with his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, their 6-year-old son, Eric, and her 14-year-old son, Adam, trying out an electric bike.

The source said Cowell was “outside in the courtyard in Malibu with Eric and Adam trying this new bike” when he fell flat on his back.

“He was in shock and in massive amounts of pain.

“Lauren went with him to the hospital and has been allowed in briefly to see him. He’s doing OK in the circumstances,” the source continued.

Lauren stayed at the hospital for the night, a source noted.

The caustic television personality addressed his accident in a tweet Sunday night.

“Some good advice… If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time,” Cowell wrote. “I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages.”

Cowell has spent lockdown with Lauren and the kids.

He turned to biking after embracing a get-fit regimen that saw him lose 60 pounds over the past few years.

He recently told Extra: “I think I have dropped, since I started this diet a year ago, 60 pounds.”

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  1. Simon………..Wow…not good…but my having had several rods and screws in my own back…I understand completely. Rest and not be afraid to use a cane. It comes with the territory. BTW: Love as always your show. (Male – 75 – in Texas)

  2. So sorry to hear that you had such a horrible accident. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  3. Watch your reruns! Heal well! Sorry about your accident. You have made an enjoyable difference in this crazy world! I have been slowed by my back pain. I feel for you! Keep us posted on your progress. Your family will be at your side. It is great to be in America !

    • God bless you Brother Simon. So sorry to hear of your unfortunate accident. I will be praying for your healing.
      Hope to see you smiling and up and about again. We love you and Jesus loves you most of all. Put your trust in him as He never changes in this chaotic world. Humbly ask Him to forgive all your sins and receive Him as your Lord and Savior. Get a Bible. His Word is true and does not come back void. There are lots of healing scriptures to heal your soul and body. God is waiting for you…even now.

  4. Thoughts and Prayers from around the world are with you. Wishing you an easy recovery.

  5. Praying for a speedy recovery,

  6. Praying for your complete recovery.

  7. I wish you a speedy recovery. Our family loves “America Got Talent” and appreciate you giving so many people the opportunity to show their talent! Our prayers are with you.

  8. Praying for a speedy and complete recovery. We love America’s Got Talent. Thank you for bringing out so much talent instead of so much hatred. It is appreciated.

  9. Dear Simon,
    I wish you a good recovery and they said you were in the best hands so that should be reassuring for you!
    Such a shame but keep an stiff upper lip!
    Maryle

  10. Praying with everyone for a speedy recovery. I wish you and your family all the best.
    Get well Simon I will miss seeing you on the show.

  11. Dear Simon,

    May God bless you and keep you and make His face shine upon you! I’m praying He will heal you quickly and renew your strength daily! God bless your family as they go through this tragic ordeal with you.

    Take care. Lizz

  12. Thoughts and prayers for you Simon! So sorry for you and family!Get well soon….💟

  13. Wishing you a speedy recovery 🙏🏽

  14. Simon Cowell is a liberal pedophile dickhead he got what he deserves finally karma is catching up to him

    • If we all got what we deserved we would be heading for hell …not a good place. We are only justified by the blood of Jesus the Christ…

    • You are really an ass just prove what you wrote and said if its wrong about Simon may God have mercy on your soul

    • catherine siderakis

      only disgruntled people will kick a person when they are down. you sir, and I use that term loosely are a despicable and disgusting piece of flotsam….go back to the hole you crawled out of and leave decent humans alone.

  15. Get well fast Simon, just take it easy and do what the Drs. Tell you! Trust in the Master!

  16. Simon, you have helped so many reach their goals and dreams, it’s only fair and right that God will heal you so you can continue to be a guiding light for those that need your help to reach their goals. The Boy scout motto from my childhood was “always do your best”, DYB, I have had three back surgeries in my lifetime, so I know your pain, but we’ve reached 78, so you have a bit to catch up to me, I wish you my best thoughts of a complete and speedy recovery, just DYB and know there are many who are rooting for you.
    Sincerely Michael Hoffman, Florida

  17. I don’t know what qualifies you to judge talent.What on earth have you done in show business, you’re a joke

    • catherine siderakis

      you have done nothing to qualify your taking up space on this earth….I can tell that just by your remarks about a giving man such as Simon Cowell who endeavors to make life for others a little better. follow your counterpart mike (from 4 remarks back ) into the hole he crawled out of.

  18. my gosh Robet and Mike the poor man has just had a traumatic experience why on earth would you say such things?
    Simon, Please ignore these two idoiots for their comments. The entire world does not see you this way. Praying for a quick healing and recovery for you. Thank you for America’s got talent and the other countries that have it under their names; very enjoyable. Thank you for taking interest in those who come and perform on these shows that appeal to your sense of expertise in the music industry. So sorry you’re going through this right now but just know there is a reason for it (though you may not know what it is and it’s not Karma… there is a reason for all things that happen). God will reveal the purpose in His timing. God bless and listen to and obey your dr’s lol

  19. Hoping you have a speedy recovery. So sorry for your injury and pain. Prayers and God bless.

  20. Praying for a smooth recovery!

  21. Simon,
    I love your shows, and the talent that you expose to the people. It is a blessing for us all! My dad had back problems, but was able to live all right in spite of them. Rest well, and do not let the jealous nasties get you down.
    With love and prayers,

  22. my very best wishes for a speedy recovery Simon Cowell…. we miss you on AGT… my prayers are with you

  23. peggy feuerstein

    Dear Simon I am so sorry to hear about your accident on your bike I pray for speedy recovery for you 🙏🏻
    Peggy

  24. Dear Simon,
    Sorry to hear of your unfortunate accident, I am praying that you will have a very speedy recovery and be up and about in no time.
    Mrs. Beveryl Tomasik

  25. Ouch!!!! Been thinking of getting an electric bicycle but I’m changing my mind and getting a 3-wheeled adult tricycle. Hope you heal fast and physical therapy isn’t too hard on you. God bless. Deb

  26. Ouch!!!! Been thinking of getting an electric bicycle but I’m changing my mind and getting a 3-wheeled adult tricycle. Hope you heal fast and physical therapy isn’t too hard on you. God bless. Deb

  27. a dam shame you survived you arrogant vile piece of shit

  28. I feel for you Simon. I also have had back surgery many years ago and it took me three years just to get the strength back in my back. On another note though, this pas winter I had to major accidents on my pedal bicycle that left me laid-up for months. I haven’t ridden my mountain bike for the last six months, and just now felt confident enough to get back on it to continue my exercise program.

    If you bones are that easily broken then you have more problems than just falling off a bike. Have you been diagnosed with Osteoporosis by any chance?

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