UPDATE: From Simon Cowell's Spokesperson - 9th August 2020- 1700 hours GMT
Simon has broken his back in a number of places in a fall from his bike whilst testing a new electric bike in the courtyard of his home in Malibu with his family. He was taken to hospital where they operated overnight, he’s under observation and is doing fine.
Simon Cowell was rushed to hospital on Saturday following a fall while testing an electric bike at his Malibu home.
Simon is believed to have broken his back in the fall in his courtyard.
Simon's rep said: 'Simon had a fall from his bike on Saturday afternoon whilst testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family.'
He's doing fine, he's under observation and is in the best possible hands,"
Simon is expected to undergo surgery Saturday evening.
Join us in wishing Simon a speedy recovery.. We will keep you updated on news as we hear it.