United States entertainment trade website the Hollywood Reporter says the record executive was test-riding his bike at home in Malibu when he fell.
Reality TV mogul SimonCowell has broken his back after falling off his electric bike near his Malibu home.
In later correspondence with the Hollywood Reporter, the spokesperson added: "Simon has broken his back and will be having surgery this evening [Saturday]". He was taken to a hospital and was said to be under observation and doing fine.
It is understood the surgery started on Saturday evening Los Angeles time.
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