Simon Cowell “Walks Again” Days After Back Surgery After Almost Paralyzed


Simon Cowell is recovering from remarkable surgery on his broken back with reports he is already taking his first tentative steps.British judge Got Talent, 60, fell from an electric bicycle at his home in Malibu on Saturday, nearly cutting his spinal cord and paralyzing himself in the process.

After a six-hour weekend operation, Simon would be in a “good mood” and had already returned to work from his hospital bed.

Speaking to PEOPLE, a source said Simon was tackling his workload just days after a metal rod was placed in his back, after falling from his £ 15,000 electric bike.

Simon Cowell reportedly walking again just days after back surgery

The source claimed that Supreme BGT is back on its feet. They said, “He’s up and walks around again as much as he can.

“He takes things slowly but is fine.”

The source added, “Simon is already back at work and he’s been working on email on his iPad and talking to a few of his team.”

“He’s definitely not letting that slow down everything that’s going on. ”

Simon is expected to film America’s Got Talent’s quarterfinals live over the next four weeks after production was initially shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Simon Cowell hits the road on his £ 15,000 e-bike

Her place in the judge’s chair will be taken by Kelly Clarkson, who will join Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel in leading a rule on acts.

The source added: “Simon is really happy that Kelly is replacing him this week on AGT and is grateful to him. ”

Simon opened up about his injuries in a few tweets he sent as he began to recover from back surgery.

He tweeted: “If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time. I broke part of my back. ”

Simon Cowell was nearly paralyzed in the crash

He added in another tweet some praise for those who care for him: “And a huge thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met. ”

Simon was with his girlfriend Lauren Silverman with his six-year-old son Eric and 14-year-old son Adam when the crash happened on Saturday.

The source added: “Lauren was able to briefly drop him off some things he needed today, but obviously due to Covid-19 and making sure everyone is safe he doesn’t have any visitors.

“He knows how lucky he was with what happened. ”

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