Amanda Holden feared Simon Cowell could die following bike accident


‘I panicked it could be fatal’: Amanda Holden feared her friend Simon Cowell could die following his horrific motorbike accident and was unable to sleep after ‘gut-wrenching’ text

  • The Britain’s Got Talent judge, 49, feared the music mogul would die after hearing the ‘gut-wrenching’ news
  • Amanda recalled the sleepless night after learning her friend had broken his back by text
  • The BGT mastermind suffered the horrendous injury after falling off his electric motorbike in California in August
  • The Heart FM host has sent her co-star some Lego, books, cashmere socks and butterscotch Angel Delight as it is reportedly his favourite 

Amanda Holden has detailed her utter dread after learning her friend Simon Cowell had broken his back following a horrific motorbike accident.

The Britain’s Got Talent judge, 49, feared the music mogul would die after hearing the ‘gut-wrenching’ news and was unable to sleep after receiving a text.

The TV star said she discovered that the BGT mastermind, 60, had broken his back in August after falling off his electric motorbike in California and was terrified his injuries could be fatal.  

Horrendous: Amanda Holden has detailed her utter dread after learning her friend Simon Cowell had broken his back following a horrific motorbike accident

She said to The Sun: ‘I honestly panicked it could be fatal. I felt physically sick as I didn’t know how bad it was.

‘I wanted him to be alive, but I also wanted him to be able to walk as he’s such a good friend.’ 

As Simon doesn’t have a phone, Amanda got in touch with his partner, Lauren Silverman, who described what had transpired. 

Shocking crash: The TV host, 49, discovered that the BGT mastermind, 60, had broken his back in August after falling off his electric motorbike in California

Shocking crash: The TV host, 49, discovered that the BGT mastermind, 60, had broken his back in August after falling off his electric motorbike in California 

Simon’s beau was recently spotted taking their son, Eric, six, to the beach while he recovers at home and his girlfriend Lauren has been aiding his recovery by cooking turkey shepherd pies. 

Amanda and Simon’s friendship spans over a decade and was cemented on TV as they joined forces and became judges on Britain’s Got Talent.  

The Heart FM host has sent her co-star some Lego, books, cashmere socks and butterscotch Angel Delight as it is reportedly his favourite.

An ITV insider recently confirmed with The Sun that Simon will not be able to make the Britain’s Got Talent finals due to his recovery.

In the loop: As Simon doesn't have a phone, Amanda got in touch with his partner, Lauren Silverman (pictured left in 2019) who described what had transpired

In the loop: As Simon doesn’t have a phone, Amanda got in touch with his partner, Lauren Silverman (pictured left in 2019) who described what had transpired

They said: ‘He will not return to the panel in time for the final.

‘He’s obviously a massive loss but we are happy with the very talented judging panel.’ 

A producer from the show has reportedly spoken to Simon and confirmed that he is doing incredibly well, despite his injuries.

While he won’t be able to attend the finals in person, they revealed he might be able to make a small appearance by video link. 

Get well soon! To cheer him up while he recovers at home, Amanda sent her co-star some Lego, books, cashmere socks and butterscotch Angel Delight as it is reportedly his favourite

Get well soon! To cheer him up while he recovers at home, Amanda sent her co-star some Lego, books, cashmere socks and butterscotch Angel Delight as it is reportedly his favourite

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