Simon Cowell breaks his back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell, 60 year-old music mogul, has broken his back while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in Malibu, California.

Cowell is the creator of America’s Got Talent and serves as a judge on the show.

He has also been the judge on Britain’s Got Talent, The X Factor and American Idol.

A spokesperson for Cowell told: “Simon had a fall from his bike on Saturday afternoon whilst testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family.”

“He hurt his back and was taken to the hospital. He’s doing fine, he’s under observation and is in the best possible hands.”

Cowell has a six-year-old son Eric with his partner Lauren Silverman.

Simon Cowell with partner Lauren Silverman, their son, Eric, center, and her son, Adam. (Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images)

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