Simon Cowell broke his back in a bicycle accident on Saturday. The injury was reportedly a centimeter from causing paralysis!
The 60-year-old was with his partner Lauren Silverman, their six-year-old son Eric, and her 14-year-old son Adam when he decided to try out an electric bike in the courtyard of their Malibu home. He fell flat on his back, and a source said, “He was in shock and in massive amounts of pain.”
A rep for the “America’s Got Talent” judge said that he is doing fine after an overnight operation.
He must be doing well because he's tweeting some good advice from his hospital bed.“If you buy an electric trail bike," he writes. "Read the manual before you ride it for the first time.” He also thanked everyone for their kind messages, and the doctors and
Cowell will miss at least the first two live shows in the new "America's Got Talent" season, set to air this coming tomorrow and Wednesday according to Deadline.