Amanda Holden feared Simon Cowell’s bike accident ‘might be deadly’
The 60-year-old had been testing the brand new bike in his courtyard when he fell, leading to him having to bear surgical procedure.
“I actually panicked it might be deadly. It was gut-wrenching. I obtained a textual content within the night time. I couldn’t sleep after,” she acknowledged.
“I felt bodily sick as I didn’t know the way dangerous it was. I didn’t know what was occurring.”
Holden added: “I wished him to be alive, however I additionally wished him to have the ability to stroll as he’s such an excellent good friend.”
The 49-year-old stated that she has despatched Cowell a number of items, together with Lego, cashmere socks and butterscotch Angel Delight, which is reportedly the document government’s “favorite”.
“Attractive Lauren is maintaining his spirits up. Shs’ been doing the round the clock care,” Holden stated of Cowell’s companion, Lauren Silverman, with whom he shares a six-year-old son, Eric Cowell.
The media character added that she suspects Cowell will seem within the last for Britain’s Bought Expertise “in some type as a result of I don’t assume he may bear to overlook it”.
“However in the mean time we’re performing like he’s not coming and doing the most effective we are able to with out him,” she stated.
Dancer Ashley Banjo, who gained the 2009 sequence of Britain’s Bought Expertise along with his dance troupe Variety, has stepped in to interchange Cowell on the judging panel whereas he recovers.
Holden proposed that Cowell may seem within the last by Zoom, in a style much like the wizard in The Wizard of Oz.
“When the curtain goes again we simply see his scary face! Alesha could be Dorothy. Ashley the tin man. David the scarecrow! And I’ll be Toto the canine!” she stated.
The actor and singer famous that each she and Cowell have had titanium positioned of their our bodies following accidents, as she has titanium in her leg after breaking her leg in two locations final yr and Cowell has had titanium rods positioned in his again.
“We’re each product of the identical stuff!” Holden stated.