Sunday 22 July 2018

Simon Cowell rushed to hospital after fall at London home

Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman attend the Pride of Britain awards at The Grosvenor House Hotel on October 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell attend the British Asian Trust dinner at Banqueting House on February 3, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell arrive for the Together for Short Lives Midsummer Ball at Banqueting House on June 3, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Cheryl and Simon Cowell meeting the groups. (Syco/Thames)

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Simon Cowell has returned home after reportedly being taken to hospital after falling down the stairs at his London home.

The X Factor judge was photographed returning to his house in the capital dressed in grey tracksuit bottoms and a dark jumper.

Cheryl and Simon Cowell meeting the groups. (Syco/Thames)
Cheryl and Simon Cowell meeting the groups. (Syco/Thames)

The accident happened just one day before the first live show of the current series of the ITV singing competition.

It is not yet known if it will impact the show.

Cowell, 58, was seen being transported from his house on a stretcher at around 8am on Friday morning and was wearing a neck brace, according to The Sun.

A source told the newspaper: "It's been a scary morning. It was very early and Simon was going down his stairs to get some hot milk because he couldn't sleep.

Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell attend the British Asian Trust dinner at Banqueting House on February 3, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell attend the British Asian Trust dinner at Banqueting House on February 3, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

"He fainted and is thought to have fallen down the stairs.

Representatives for Cowell and The X Factor have been contacted.

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