Simon Cowell 'doing spectacularly well' after breaking back, Howie Mandel says

‘He already got up out of bed,’ says fellow America's Got Talent judge Heidi Klum

Olivia Petter@oliviapetter1
Thursday 13 August 2020 08:09

Simon Cowell is said to be doing “spectacularly well” after breaking his back in an accident last weekend.

The America’s Got Talent judge was testing out a new electric bicycle in his home in Malibu, California when he fell and was taken to hospital.

Cowell underwent surgery and is now recovering.

According to his colleagues at America’s Got Talent, the 60-year-old has been recovering well after the accident.

Speaking to E! News, Cowell’s co-judge on the show Howie Mandell said the team at the programme were worried.

“We were a little bit in disarray because we were worried.

“We were worried about our friend, and our boss, and our leader, Simon Cowell, who we hear is doing spectacularly well, considering.”

The latest that Mandell had heard was that after a six-hour operation, Cowell was up on his feet already.

“So, as I’ve been saying to a few other people, I wouldn’t count out seeing Simon again before this season’s end,” he added.

Additionally, Cowell’s fellow co-judge Heidi Klum said the music mogul was recovering quickly.

Speaking to People, the supermodel said that Cowell’s recovery had been “just incredible”.

“We were told he already got up out bed,” she added.

The comments come after Cowell himself thanked the nurses and doctors who had been taking care of him in the wake of his accident.

“I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages,” he tweeted.

“And a massive thank you to all the nurses and doctors.

“Some of the nicest people I have ever met. Stay safe everyone Simon.”

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