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Simon Cowell Image Credit: AFP

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.

Cowell was expected to have surgery Saturday evening, according to a spokesperson for the entertainment mogul. Cowell fell off the bike while in the courtyard with his family at his house in Malibu. He was taken to a hospital and was said to be under observation and doing fine.

Cowell created ‘America’s Got Talent’ and serves as a judge on the show. He has also been the judge on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, ‘The X Factor’ and ‘American Idol’.