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Simon Cowell is recovering well posting an update on social media


Simon Cowell at his Malibu home

Simon Cowell underwent 6 hours of surgery after breaking his back in several places.


However, his injuries could have been much worse a close friend told The Mirror: 'Although his back was broken in several places and it was very serious, he narrowly missed breaking his spinal cord “by a centimetre” which would may have meant he was unable to walk again.'


Simon was riding his new electric bike at his Malibu home when he had the fall.


A source said: "He instantly realised that he had injured his back and a distraught Miss Silverman called for an ambulance. 


‘He was in shock and enormous amounts of pain.’



Sources say he did not lose consciousness after the fall and was able to chat from his hospital bed – even asking for his iPad before surgery in order to keep up with messages and emails. 


Yesterday afternoon he was in recovery, awake and doing well. Lauren has been waiting outside hospital, mostly in the car, diue to Covid-19 restrictions, but was allowed to see him briefly before surgery.



Simon tweeted an update about the accident saying 'Some good advice... If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time. I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages.'


He then thanked his medical team 'And a massive thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met. Stay safe everyone Simon.'


Simon was due back on set at America's Got Talent yesterday. Sofia Vergara and Heidi Klum, have both shared photos and videos from the Universal Studios stage on Instagram, showing Simon's empty chair.


Sofia, captioned the photo "We miss our boss!! Come back fast @simoncowell!!"


Heidi wrote alongside hers: "Wishing you a speedy recovery @simoncowell ❤️



Simon Cowell in hospital after falling off his new electric bike


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19 Comments

Mariam

8/12/2020

I hope to meet you in person very soon. Get well soon simon cowell

Michele .

8/11/2020

Get well soon Simon , love to you Lauren and Eric . Xxx

8/11/2020

So glad to here that your ok I wish you a speedy recovery, take care stay safe God Bless you and your family

8/11/2020

8/11/2020

Hope your back to judge soon Simon Cowell get better soon i hope ur bronen back doesn't stop you doing everyday things.

8/11/2020

Simon I wish you a speedy recovery. Prayers sent your way. Stay safe. 😊💕💕💕💖💖💖

8/11/2020

Dawn McGibbon

8/11/2020

Good news you’re healing slowly and upbeat. Will you try riding the bike again? I do want to meet you in person someday. Get well soon.

Rowena Vella

8/10/2020

Get well soon never give up and remember bad things helps u to be a stronger person.

Susan vickers

8/10/2020

Sending lots of healing love and prayers 🙏 for you Simon! Stay positive and stay strong... We your fans love you always remember that! ❤️ God bless you always 🙏😇🙏

Susan

8/10/2020

It is all about the attitude and family and friends. Sounds like it is all covered for you!
#Simon’s got talent ( use the talent you have to help others to help yourself)
You got my golden buzzer!

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