Simon Cowell has fans worried about ongoing health issues – see photo

ByDavid M. Conte

Apr 11, 2022





Melanie Macleod




This year has been difficult for Simon Cowell – not only did he test positive for covidbut he also broke his wrist falling off his e-bike in February.


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Sundays at Simon’s America’s Got Talent co-star Sofia Vergara shared the extent of the music mogul’s injuries with two photos of the 62-year-old. In the snaps, Simon appears alongside Sofia, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. He wears his black jeans, top and sunglasses, accessorized with a black cast on his wrist.


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Despite still suffering from wrist pain, Simon appears in good spirits, giving the camera a thumbs up, before sitting down on the plush sofa next to his colleagues and smiling contentedly at Heidi Klum.


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Fans were quick to express their concern for Simon, with one writing: “What did poor Simon break this time?” while another commented: “Every time I see Simon he has a new cast/injury. Buddy needs to relax.”


Sofia isn’t the only one of Simon’s co-stars to provide an injury update. Amanda Holdenwith whom Simon sits on the Britain’s historynotyou panel, also posted a photo of the star in a cast at the end of February, celebrating her birthday.



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Simon Cowell posed alongside his co-stars


In the rare photo of Simon, 62, he had a noticeably bigger cast than in Sofia’s photo, with the bandage reaching his elbow – so fingers crossed his wrist is on the mend now that he’s got more support small.


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Simon recently opened up to The sun on the impact his e-bike injuries have had on his physical and mental health. The accident left him with a steel rod through his back after being bedridden for a month at his Malibu home. “I first considered therapy when I broke my back because I was very, very, very, very low,” he told the newspaper. I felt very depressed because I didn’t know how to explain it to Eric. I couldn’t do everything I wanted with him. I didn’t know if I was going to be able to walk again, play football with him.”



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Simon looked relaxed despite his injuries


“It was a low point. I was taking a lot of painkillers but I stopped them very quickly. I didn’t want to go down that road,” he continued. “In the end I decided not to go to therapy because I had great doctors, Lauren was amazing and Eric was amazing.


“I always wear a back brace that I have to wear when I go out on my bike, and there are big screws in my back, and that’s for life.”


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