Simon Cowell thanks medics after breaking back in electric bike fall


Simon Cowell has thanked the medical staff who treated him in Los Angeles following accident during which he broke a part of his back.

Cowell was taken to hospital after slump his new electric bike in the courtyard of his Malibu home.

He thanked fans and friends for their “kind messages” and exhorted all of them to “stay safe”.
Cowell had an operation on Saturday night that involved a variety of procedures, including having a metal rod put in his back.

His spokeswoman said he had “broken his back in a number of places” and was “doing fine”.

Cowell, who features a six-year-old son Eric together with his partner Lauren Silverman, was said to be testing his new bike when the accident occurred.

He had a previous fall in 2017 when he fell down the steps at his London home.


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