‘He feels on top of the world… and he looks fantastic’: Amanda Holden confirms Simon Cowell’s return to Britain’s Got Talent after breaking his back falling from an electric bike
Appearing on Loose Women on Monday, Amanda, 49, said Simon was feeling ‘on top of the world’ and was ‘looking fantastic.’
On his return, Amanda said: ‘He is, Mr Cowell is coming back. I spoke to him on the phone a few weeks ago and he feels on top of the world and apparently he looks fantastic as well.
‘He feels on top of the world… and he looks fantastic’: Amanda Holden told Loose Women on Monday that Simon Cowell WILL return to Britain’s Got Talent in the new year
‘So he’ll be back for the new season which we’re filming in January. I can’t wait for it.’
She said he would not be appearing in the Christmas special this year.
‘There was a moment in the Christmas show to do with magic and I thought, ” this is it it’s going to be him”, but it wasn’t, they missed a trick.
Simon is reportedly considering legal action against the manufacturers of his electric bike after breaking his back.
Injury: Simon is said to be ‘weighing up’ legal options after he broke his bike after falling off his bike in August
Concerns: A whistleblower from the manufacturers reportedly claimed the Swind EB-01 electric bike was an ‘accident waiting to happen’ due to Simon’s lack of training (stock image)
The TV mogul, 61, and his team are said to be ‘weighing up’ legal options and have been ‘pressing’ the manufacturers, Swindon Powertrain.
One lawyer claimed that a successful lawsuit could see Simon get up to £10million for medical bills and loss of earnings, The Sun reported.
It comes as a whistleblower from the manufacturers reportedly claimed the £20,000 electric bike an ‘accident waiting to happen’ due to Simon’s lack of training.
Amanda said: ‘So he’ll be back for the new season which we’re filming in January. I can’t wait for it’
Line-up: Simon pictured with fellow judges, (L-R) David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda on the show back in May 2019
He told the publication: ‘It should never have been sold to Simon without him being taught how to use it.’
The former employee claimed the Swind EB-01 bike, which can reach up to 60mph and is banned on public roads in the UK, should not be used without specialist training.
The source continued: ‘I said to my boss, “Are you showing Simon how to use this?” He said he was just dropping it off and I said, “Are you serious?”’
During her appearance on Loose Women,, Amanda discussed her Christmas plans.
She said: ‘Well hopefully fingers crossed goodness what happened with all the rules, my mother is coming with us and then we’re getting on a plane for some sunshine just after Christmas. I can’t wait to lie down in the sun.’
Amanda discussed her new music and said: ‘ I think it’s one of the biggest female debut album of the year, which makes me sound like a young person which is even better.’
And on talking about finding success around the age of 50, she continued: ‘Susan Boyle broke the rules she became a global megastar.
‘I think for me, releasing this year in the pandemic shows there’s an appetite for this music.
‘You know all the songs, you know most of the words. I’m just grateful and thrilled it wasn’t embarrassing.’
Oh no! But she said he would not be appearing in the Christmas special this year. ‘There was a moment in the Christmas show to do with magic and I thought, ” this is it it’s going to be him”, but it wasn’t, they missed a trick’