Simon Cowell has experienced some health issues, particularly after being hurt in two separate bike accidents over the course of two years.
He discussed how those events affected his life when appearing on the most recent episode of the Today Show with hosts Terry Crews, Howie Mandel, and Heidi Klum as well as his fellow America’s Got Talent judges.
The 63-year-old TV celebrity suffered a similar fate on his bike in London in early 2022 after falling off it in Malibu in 2020 while riding an e-bike.
He was questioned about how the incidents affected his perspective on life as part of a promotion for the upcoming 18th season of the competition show.
“But I was so unfit before the accident,” he said, “so it wasn’t terrific, just terrible. And it wasn’t until I had to undertake all the follow-up work that I realized how unfit I was.”
“And I exclaim, ‘My god!’” Even though he insisted he wouldn’t be giving up his bike anytime soon, Simon continued, “Things like that, I believe happen for a reason.”