Simon Cowell Reportedly ‘Constructing Energy in His Again’ 6 Weeks After Bike Accident, Surgical procedure
Simon Cowell remains to be on the street to restoration after breaking his back in a bike accident in Malibu, California in August. Six weeks post-surgery, the America’s Bought Expertise decide is taking his restoration “week by week” as he works to construct “energy in his again” within the hopes of returning to his full working schedule someday quickly.
Talking with PEOPLE, an insider revealed that Cowell, 60, is “swimming many occasions a day” to “construct the energy in his again for the reason that surgical procedure.” Though it took “a number of weeks” earlier than Cowell was in a position to get within the pool, the supply stated the previous American Idol decide has “been swimming as a lot as attainable” the previous few weeks. Cowell can also be engaged on his strolling, the insider noting that “having the ability to do issues like swimming and taking lengthy walks is large steps ahead after an damage” just like the one Cowell sustained.
Cowell’s lengthy street to restoration comes after he fell off of a brand new electrical bike and broke his again in 4 totally different locations on Aug. 8. The AGT decide reportedly broke his spinal twine and narrowly missed being paralyzed. His accidents required him to be rushed right into a six-hour-long surgical procedure, throughout which he had a “number of fusions and metal rod” put into his back.
Now, nonetheless, Cowell is alleged to be “doing actually nice” and is “taking it week by week to make sure the post-surgery therapeutic stays on monitor.” Together with strolling and swimming, he has additionally been spending time studying and “maintaining a healthy diet meals.” Now out of the hospital and at his Malibu residence, he has been spending loads of time together with his longtime girlfriend Lauren Silverman and their 6-year-old son Eric, which the insider says “Simon loves.”
Having been cheering him on all through his hospitalization and ongoing restoration, fans are eager to see Cowell back on their TV screens. Because of the accident and subsequent surgical procedure, Cowell has missed all the 4 weeks of dwell quarterfinals and two weeks of semifinals of America’s Bought Expertise. Tuesday and Wednesday will mark the ultimate episodes of the at present airing season. Though Cowell’s fellow decide Howie Mandel beforehand advised that he “would not depend him out for the dwell exhibits but” and that “there could also be a Simon sighting earlier than the tip of the season,” presently, a timeline for Cowell’s return has not been revealed.
America’s Bought Expertise‘s fifteenth season is right down to 10 acts – Roberta Battaglia, Damaged Roots, Cristina Rae, Daneliya Tuleshova, Kenadi Dodds, Archie Williams, Alan Silva, Bello Sisters, Brandon Leake, and dance duo BAD Salsa. New episodes air Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Keep tuned to PopCulture.com for the most recent updates.