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Cowell: If You Buy an Electric Trail Bike, 'Read the Manual'

He thanks nurses, doctors after breaking his back

(Newser) - Some advice from Simon Cowell: "If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time." The America's Got Talent creator tweeted the advice Sunday, the day after he broke part of his back testing the bike in the courtyard...

Simon Cowell Breaks Back in Mishap at His Malibu Home

Rep says he was testing an electric bike in his courtyard

(Newser) - Simon Cowell underwent surgery Saturday night after breaking his back while trying out an electric bike, says a rep. "Simon had a fall from his bike testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family," his spokeswoman said of the 60-year-old,...

Gabrielle Union: NBC Boss Threatened Me

Actress files discrimination complaint against 'America's Got Talent'

(Newser) - Gabrielle Union has filed a discrimination complaint against NBC and the producers behind America's Got Talent over claims of a "toxic" and "racist" work environment. NBC launched an investigation into the claims last year, but determined there was "an overall culture of diversity," per Variety...

Howard Stern Has a Theory on America's Got Talent Chaos

Says Simon Cowell wants 'hotter and younger chicks'

(Newser) - Former America's Got Talent judge Howard Stern believes showrunner Simon Cowell is to blame for Gabrielle Union's recent firing . "He has set it up that the men stay, no matter how old they are, no matter how fat they are, no matter how ugly they are, no...

Simon Cowell Hospitalized After Falling Down Stairs

He fainted at his London home

(Newser) - Simon Cowell fell down a flight of stairs at his London home early Friday and was rushed to the hospital, TMZ reports. Sources say the former American Idol judge woke up in the middle of the night and was dizzy; as he was trying to get to the kitchen for...

Tyra Banks Taking Over for Nick Cannon on America's Got Talent

She'll host season 12 of the reality show

(Newser) - Tyra Banks is hosting the 12th season of America's Got Talent, the AP reports. NBC said Sunday that the supermodel, Emmy-winner, and creator of America's Next Top Model will be joining the competition series alongside returning judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel. Banks will...

Arrow Stunt Goes Wrong on America's Got Talent

Daredevil was hit in the throat by flaming arrow

(Newser) - Tuesday was a rough night for a Canadian daredevil on America's Got Talent. Judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell appeared horrified as Ryan Stock was hit in the throat by a flaming arrow fired by fiancee AmberLynn Walker live on TV, the New York Daily ...

Simon Cowell Headed Back to Reality TV

He's replacing Howard Stern on 'America's Got Talent'

(Newser) - You will soon get a chance to once again watch Simon Cowell snarkily judge ordinary people who want to be famous. Cowell is replacing Howard Stern as a judge on this summer's season of America's Got Talent, Entertainment Weekly reports. Cowell has previously acted as judge on American ...

5 Most Bizarre Celeb Beauty Treatments

Stem cells and bird poop and kitty litter, oh my!

(Newser) - To prepare for her wedding extravaganza , Kim Kardashian got a $550 stem cell facial. No, it's not quite as icky as it sounds, but it is weird—the vegan stem cell serum that's applied to the face during the treatment uses cells from a marine plant, Us reports....

5 Celebs You Never Expected to Become Dads

The latest: Simon Cowell

(Newser) - Admit it: When Simon Cowell posted gushing Twitter updates about his new baby , you were kind of shocked. He had, after all, said for years that he didn't want kids. But the 54-year-old is far from the only celebrity father whose kids surprised the world; The Stir rounds up...

The World Has 2 New Celeb Babies

John Krasinksi, Emily Blunt welcome daughter; Simon Cowell has son

(Newser) - Valentine's weekend (or President's Day weekend for the less romantic of you) brought bundles of joy for two celebrity couples:
  • John Krasinski and Emily Blunt announced the birth of their daughter yesterday on Twitter . "Wanted to let the news out directly," Krasinski wrote. "Emily and
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Madonna Highest-Earning Celeb, Despite 'Flop' Album
Madonna Highest-Earning Celeb, Despite 'Flop' Album
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Madonna Highest-Earning Celeb, Despite 'Flop' Album

Her tour managed to save her—big time: Forbes

(Newser) - Somehow, despite selling fewer than a million copies of her latest album, Madonna made it to the top of the Forbes 2013 top-earning celebs list. She has her tour to thank: It grossed $305 million. Merchandise sales, her clothing line and fragrance, and investments also helped get her to the...

Simon Cowell: Yep, the Kid Is Mine

Confirms he's having love child with Lauren Silverman

(Newser) - And just like that, Simon Cowell has put the rumors to rest ... by confirming them. He is, indeed, going to be a father for the first time, by way of his (former) friend's (former) wife's baby, he acknowledged. "I'm proud to be a dad," Cowell...

Cowell Named in Pal's Divorce Papers

As love child rumors ramp up

(Newser) - More evidence that Simon Cowell really is expecting a love child with a (presumably former) friend's wife? In divorce papers filed two weeks ago, Andrew Silverman names Cowell as a co-respondent and says the divorce from wife Lauren is based on adultery, the New York Post reports. What exactly...

Cowell Having Love Child With Friend's Wife: Sources

Lauren Silverman supposedly leaving husband to be with Cowell

(Newser) - Simon Cowell is about to become a dad ... but don't send him a card just yet. Multiple sources tell Us (you know, the not-as-reliable-as-People-but-more-reliable-than-Star tabloid) the former American Idol judge is expecting a baby with Lauren Silverman, a New York socialite who just so happens to be married to...

Simon Cowell Egged on Live TV

Former Britain's Got Talent contestant takes her revenge on season finale

(Newser) - A woman on Britain's Got Talent has done what so many failed reality show contestants have long dreamed about: egging Simon Cowell live on camera, reports EW . During the show's finale today, a viola player playing as part of a backing orchestra for one of the finalists jumped...

The 10 Most Loaded Reality Stars

Obviously, Kim Kardashian is on the list

(Newser) - If you just hate the idea that someone can let a camera crew follow them around and end up a millionaire, do not read on. Celebuzz rounds up the 10 richest reality stars:
  • Kim Kardashian: Not only is she one of the richest reality stars, she's also the second
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Simon Cowell Sick of Britney
 Simon Cowell Sick of Britney 

Simon Cowell Sick of Britney

Report says her first season with 'X Factor' will be her last

(Newser) - December has not been kind to Britney Spears, what with the rumors of relationship trouble and claims her ex-hubby's brother actually fathered her kid . Now, Us Weekly reports that the singer's first season as an X Factor judge will be her last. "Britney will get the boot,...

Simon Cowell's New Galpal: Carmen Electra

They're dating, Cowell confirms

(Newser) - Simon Cowell is dating Carmen Electra, he revealed to Ryan Seacrest on his radio show yesterday, but don't call her his girlfriend quite yet. "She's not my girlfriend. We're people who date," said the former American Idol judge. "She's adorable, isn't she?"...

11 Completely Insane Celeb Beauty Treatments

Sheep placentas and snake venom and bee stings, oh my!

(Newser) - You've heard about Tom Cruise's bird poo facials —but he's far from the only star to put something kinda icky on his face in the name of beauty. Celebuzz rounds up 10 more completely crazy celebrity beauty rituals:
  • Simon Cowell indulges in sheep placenta facials to
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