Simon Cowell hasn’t had the best luck when it comes to e-bikes. In August 2020, the music producer and TV personality fell one and broke his back in the yard of his house. It was quite a serious injury, which required a five-hour surgery, although he eventually recovered. However, Cowell entered another e-bike accident earlier this month, during which he suffered a broken arm and other injuries. He’s currently in a cast, but he’s feeling fine – so he’s recently started cycling again. Yet his son had none of it.
the America’s Got Talent Judge is the father of 8-year-old Eric, and the two seem to be quite close. It is therefore understandable that the young man was somewhat shaken when he learned that his father was making another attempt at riding an electric bicycle after two accidents. While the elder Cowell humorously recalled the situation, he also shared his reason for trying to get back on the motorized two-wheeler so soon:
I guess in some way you have to appreciate Simon Cowell’s determination. Still, most would probably agree that getting back on the bike was a very risky move. In most cases, parents usually prevent their children from trying things that are too dangerous. But it looks like Eric Cowell had no problem keeping his dad in check this time around. We can’t blame him, either because, as his father explained to HEYhe has already been “lucky” for these first two accidents:
Honestly, this latest news matches what is known about the American Idol alum. He is an incredibly active person, busy with both professional endeavors and extracurricular activities. Four months after breaking his back in 2020, the 62-year-old media mogul was actually spotted riding a jet ski. At the time, the star was also said to be tengage in other new activities.
Even though his active lifestyle has raised concerns from his son and others, it’s hard to deny that Simon Cowell is getting busy regarding the recovery process. He not only walked 40 miles a day to improve his back, but he also moved meetings around to reduce mental fatigue. So aside from the additional e-bike attempts, it looks like it’s getting a bit more conscientious (taking into account the advice from friend and colleague Randy Jackson In the process). Let’s hope Cowell stays on this track, because he doesn’t want to upset Eric anymore.
You can catch Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent: Extreme, which debuts on NBC on February 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET. It is one of many TV premieres the public can look forward to in 2022.