Simon Cowell seriously injures back while testing electric bicycle
In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Simon Cowell arrives at the "America's Got Talent" Season 13 Week 3 red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Cowell broke his back Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
The Associated Press
Published Sunday, August 9, 2020 3:20PM EDT
MALIBU, Calif. - Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.
Cowell was expected to have surgery Saturday evening, according to a spokesperson for the entertainment mogul. Cowell fell off the bike while in the courtyard with his family at his house in Malibu. He was taken to a hospital and was said to be under observation and doing fine.
Cowell created “America's Got Talent” and serves as a judge on the show. He has also been the judge on “Britain's Got Talent,” “The X Factor” and “American Idol.”