Nepal | October 01, 2020

Simon Cowell shares safety advice post surgery after electric bike accident

Himalayan News Service
Share Now:

KATHMANDU: American TV personality Simon Cowell, who underwent surgery to repair his broken back following an electric bike accident, has shared advice on safely using an electric bicycle.

Taking to his Twitter, the 60-year-old star wrote, “Some good advice… If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time. I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages.”

The record executive added, “And a massive thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met. Stay safe everyone, Simon.”

According to ANI, a spokesperson for Cowell said in a statement, “He broke his back in a few places.

They operated overnight, the surgery went well, and he is in the hospital recovering.” The surgery lasted five hours, and the music mogul had to have a number of fusions and metal rod put into his back, according to ANI.

Cowell will now skip the first two live America Got Talent on August 11 and August 12, of which he is one of the judges.

Simon Cowell’s tweet: https://bit.ly/3kFkHzY

 

 


Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

Erik Lamela, Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs edge Chelsea in League Cup shootout

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur overcame visitors Chelsea 5-4 in a penalty shootout to progress in the League Cup following a 1-1 home draw in their fourth round clash on Tuesday. Chelsea appeared to be heading into the quarter-finals thanks to a 19th-minute strike from Timo Werner but Erik Read More...

CIB refuses to arrest persons operating networking business

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 The Central Investigation Bureau said it had no jurisdiction to arrest owners of 25 suspicious companies over illegal networking business. Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection had written a letter to the CIB around a week ago, requesting it to arrest Read More...

SWC asked to nullify inactive NGOs

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 The Women and Social Welfare Committee of the House of Representatives has directed the Social Welfare Council to nullify the non-government organisations that fail to renew their registration under the prevailing law. At a meeting held with office-bearers of the SWC he Read More...

SC moved against Beema Samiti

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice to Beema Samiti and the government, asking them to furnish reason for requiring people to submit citizenship certificates for COVID-19 insurance coverage. A single bench of Justice Prakash Man Singh Raut issued the order Read More...

Govt offices told to abide by Right to Information Act

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 Thirteen years after the implementation of the Right to Information Act-2020, some government offices have yet to designate their information officers. According to the National Information Commission, 29 offices have been running without information officers. NIC Chief Read More...

Nepali UNMISS peacekeepers honoured with UN medal

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 United Nations honoured UN peacekeepers, including Nepali nationals in South Sudan, during a function held here today. “I’m very proud to be a part of United Nations Mission in South Sudan,” said Captain Chunadevi Paudel, a peacekeeper from Nepal, upon receivi Read More...

Unsafe abortion in Nepal

Discussion on safe abortion to be held

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 Local chapter of global women’s rights movement, She Decides Nepal, will mark International Safe Abortion Day with an ‘Open House’ event tomorrow to raise awareness on abortion rights. The event will aim to create a safe space for young people to come together and Read More...

Police for strict enforcement of odd-even rule

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 29 Traffic police have intensified action against the vehicles violating the odd-even rule, which is being enforced in Kathmandu valley. Chief district officers of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur had lifted the complete lockdown on September 10, allowing businesses to op Read More...