Although Simon Cowell was banned from all dangerous hobbies by his girlfriend Lauren Silverman after breaking his back in a freak accident on an electric bicycle, he was again allowed to eat meat and produce dairy.
Simon, 60, went vegan after a health scare in 2017, consequently losing four stones in the process; but his last dilemma saw him return to meat, as well as chocolate.
According to The Mirror, a source said: “Lauren went to the hospital to drop off a few things once a day. She made his favorite Italian bean soup and also a turkey pie, which he loves.
Treat yourself: Simon Cowell was allowed to eat meat and dairy again after breaking his back
“Her diet is incredibly healthy, but there is nothing better than traditional English comfort foods and treats when you are on the mend.
In May, Simon rejoiced that he had lost a total of 60 pounds since undertaking a lifestyle overhaul and adopting a health-conscious diet.
The Britain’s Got Talent judge spoke to Terri Seymour on Extra and said: “I think I have lost, since I started this diet a year ago, 60 pounds. “
Simon admitted that he found it easier to follow a healthy routine during the lockdown, except when his son Eric, six, wanted to order pizza.
According to The Mirror, a source said: “Lauren went to the hospital to drop off a few things once a day. She made his favorite Italian bean soup and also a turkey pie, which he loves’
Transformation: Simon revealed he has lost a total of 60 pounds since revising his lifestyle and adopting a healthy diet
He said, “I do a little cooking. I’m exercising. Pretty funny, more during this period too, respecting the diet.
“The only hard thing is when Eric orders pizza, it’s the first thing I miss.
Simon is believed to be expected to be discharged from the hospital this week.
The media mogul has often enjoyed his time on jet skis, scooters and quads, but underwent six hours of surgery to insert a metal rod into his spine last week after falling from his new Swind EB bike. -01 at his home in Malibu.
Lauren, 43, puts an end to her thrill-seeking means amid reports that she’s banned him from all high-octane activities.
Health: The Britain’s Got Talent judge has a noticeably slimmer physique in recent months since changing his diet (pictured left, in May 2020 and right, in August 2018)
Putting the brakes on: Simon was banned from all dangerous hobbies by his girlfriend Lauren Silverman after he broke his back in a freak accident on an electric bike, reports say (pictured last year on a bicycle electric)
A source told The Sun: “Lauren doesn’t want him to ride one of these bikes again, so he has agreed with his friends and family to get rid of them as soon as he’s released from the hospital. .
“The power of the bike was incredible when he changed the setup for the second. The bike flew into the air.
“Fortunately, he let go of the bike and fell backwards and didn’t land on him. “
Adrenaline junkie: The media mogul, 60, has often enjoyed his time on jet skis, scooters and quad-bikes (pictured on a jet ski in Barbados last year)
Disappointment: But now Simon’s girlfriend, 43, is believed to be shutting down her thrill-seeking means amid reports that she has banned him from all high-octane activity (pictured previously on a quad in the Caribbean)
Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, sources close to the family said: ‘He is in a good mood and knows he had a chance to escape and it could have been worse. “
And Simon is already back on his feet walking around and even taking professional calls when he should have faced “weeks” of physiotherapy.
Family sources added to MailOnline: “He’s doing great considering everything.
New Rules: “Lauren doesn’t want him to ride one of these bikes again, so he has agreed with his friends and family to get rid of them as soon as he’s released from the hospital,” said a source (pictured together last year)
“He’s already walking around, obviously he has to be careful, which is expected given the surgery only a day ago.
“Simon even worked yesterday and also today he’s been on emails on his iPad since early in the morning. He is in a good mood and knows he was lucky and that it could have been worse, ”they added.
Speaking to ExtraTV, Terri – who is also SImon’s ex – revealed he was in a good mood and said she spoke with her longtime partner Lauren on Monday, following the crash .
Painful: Simon broke his back on Saturday when his new $ 21,500 electric bike ‘flew through the air’ after trying to change gears while riding him in the backyard of his home in Malibu (pictured in 2019)
New: Simon was testing his new bike when he accidentally fell and broke his back (image of the Swind EB-01)
Terri said, “He’s on his iPad, he’s making phone calls, he’s working. In fact, he just took a few steps. Lauren just told me he’s already running it.
However, Terri, who dated the mogul from 2002 to 2008 and remained on good terms with her ex, said it will be time before Simon returns to his usual state, adding that he “is going to need to a lot of physiotherapy ”.
She said: ‘[T[T[T[Tthe impact of the fall]was an inch from his spinal cord, that’s right. It’s bad and he’s in agony. It could have been much worse.
A source also told The Sun that Simon could take “weeks” to recover from the crash and he may need to wear a back brace.
They said, “He has a long and difficult road to go. It will take him weeks, if not months, to get back to where he was. And if he ignores the doctor’s orders, that will be very bad news for him in the long run.
Horsepower: The Swind EB-01 is said to have an official top speed of 60mph but capable of going up to 80mph with “a little tinkering” (stock image of the electric bike)
From hospital bed: Simon broke silence after breaking his back, posting an update to his Twitter and Instagram feeds
Simon broke his back when his new $ 21,500 Swind EB-01 electric bike flew through the air and accidentally did an accidental wheelie after being tired of shifting gears.
The bandmaster is believed to have been “taken aback by the power” of the bike and immediately knew he was “having issues” with his son Eric and stepson Adam, 14, watching him.
Sunday night Simon tweeted: “Some great advice… If you are buying an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time. “
He continued, “I broke part of my back. Thank you all for your kind messages.
He then added in a second tweet: “And a huge thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met. Stay safe everyone Simon.