Simon Cowell has proven to be on the mend after breaking his back in a freak cycling accident, as he joined his girlfriend Lauren Silverman and their son Eric on the beach in Barbados on Tuesday.
The music mogul, 61, was in high spirits as he crossed the ocean with his son and Lauren, 43, who showcased his slender physique in a gorgeous white bikini.
In August, Simon was rushed to hospital for six-hour surgery after fracturing his back in an electric bicycle accident, forcing him to cancel all of his scheduled TV jobs for the rest of the day. ‘year.
He looks good! Simon Cowell, 61, has proven to be on the mend after breaking his back in a cycling accident, as he joins his girlfriend Lauren Silverman, 43, and their son Eric on the Barbados beach Tuesday.
Simon wore his life jacket as he carried Eric on his knees during the jet ski ride, Lauren later joining them after watching them from the shore.
The family raced across the water on the jet ski before returning to the beach together, as Simon continued his recovery during the festive getaway.
It comes after sources claimed last week that Simon was considering legal action against the makers of his electric bicycle after breaking his back.
He looks good! The 61-year-old music mogul was in high spirits as he crossed the ocean, having been taken to hospital in August after the freak accident left him with six hours of surgery.
Say hello! He and his son Eric greeted Lauren as she watched from the shore, as he continues his recovery abroad during the holiday season.
The television mogul and his team are said to have “weighed” the legal options and “put pressure” on the manufacturers, Swindon Powertrain.
A lawyer has claimed that a successful lawsuit could see Simon getting up to £ 10million in medical bills and lost income, The Sun reported.
This comes from the fact that a manufacturers whistleblower allegedly claimed the £ 20,000 electric bike was a ‘pending accident’ due to Simon’s lack of training.
He told the publication: “It should never have been sold to Simon without teaching him how to use it. “
Family: She looked every inch at the beloved mom as she helped Eric with his life jacket before they left for a jet ski ride. Family is no stranger to the Barbados holiday season
Flawless: Lauren wowed as she donned a chic white two-piece that drew attention to her ample cleavage and endless legs as she vacationed with her family
Painful: Simon broke his back in August after falling from his e-bike, forcing him to undergo six-hour surgery to try to repair injuries
The former employee claimed that the Swind EB-01 bike, which can reach up to 60 km / h and is prohibited on public roads in the UK, should not be used without specialist training.
The source continued: “I said to my boss, ‘Are you showing Simon how to use this? He said he had just dropped it off and I said, “Are you serious? ”
The X Factor boss’s team is investigating the former employee’s claims and “urging the manufacturers” on bike safety.
A spokesperson for Simon told MailOnline: “Simon is understandably extremely concerned about the safety of others in relation to this bike.
“We have lobbied manufacturers on this and will continue to press them, including with regard to the claims of the former staff member. ”
Horrific: The crash happened when the powerful machine “flew through the air and accidentally wheelie” after trying to change gears
Scary: The music chief is believed to have been ‘surprised at the power’ of the bike and immediately knew he ‘was in trouble’, then tweeted: ‘If you are buying an electric trail bike, read the manual before driving it. for the first time’
A spokesperson for the manufacturers Swindon Powertrain told MailOnline: “With any device it is important to read the user manual before attempting to use it, recognized by Mr. Cowell himself.
“The EB-01 user manual includes a detailed process on how to become familiar with the performance characteristics and procedures to follow.
They added that they are ‘in contact with Mr. Cowell’s assistants to advance this ‘, noting,’ the company has always acted in good faith ”.
Simon broke his back in August after falling from his e-bike, forcing him to undergo six-hour surgery to try to repair the injuries.
On the mend: Simon’s recent injuries and his ongoing recovery have seen him be absent from the revival of Britain’s Got Talent 2020 series after returning after England’s first lockdown
Painful: get better! In October, it was reported that Simon could be out of action for six months, as even after the operation, the back injury left him “in agony”.
The accident happened when the powerful machine “flew through the air and accidentally wheeled” after trying to change gears.
The bandmaster is believed to have been “taken aback by the power” of the bike and immediately knew he “was in trouble”.
Following the accident, 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.
On the road to recovery! A source told MailOnline: ‘He walks a lot, swims and feels great – but is focused on getting the best form for the filming of Britain’s Got Talent 2021 to start in January.
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.
His recent injuries and ongoing healing have seen him sit out of Britain’s Got Talent 2020 revival series following its return after England’s first lockdown.
In October, it was reported that Simon could be out of action for six months, as even after the operation, the back injury left him “in agony”.
A source told MailOnline: “Doctors advised Simon not to return to the final for the final. He walks a lot, swims and feels great – but is focused on getting the best form for the filming of Britain’s Got Talent 2021 to begin in January.
Another source told The Sun: “He is building up his strength but recovery is taking longer than we expected. It was a very serious injury and they didn’t fully understand it at first.
“There was an initial euphoria that he was fine, when he felt he had gone through a miracle. Then came the pain.
“He had about six weeks of agony. By the beginning of September, it was obvious that he was not going to be willing to travel physically for work at all. He was taking strong pain relievers, but he’s not. He no longer has a home nurse.
“Progress has been made since then and he had a three hour meeting via his iPad this week. He couldn’t have done it six weeks ago. It strengthens its strength.