SIMON Cowell’s brother believes his decision to turn his head to marry Lauren Silverman was due to a “life-changing” bicycle accident.
The music mogul, 62, broke his back in 2020, and Tony says it was the ‘catalyst’ for the marriage proposal – but admits that Simon’s life “completely changed” when he became a father of his son Eric.
In a Best magazine column, he explained: “Lauren told me Simon proposed to her on Christmas Eve in Barbados; and she said, ‘I’m so happy.’
“Honestly, I’m not surprised by the news. Since having his son, Eric, with Lauren, Simon has completely changed his life and for the first time, he seems happy and content. .
“I believe that accident was the catalyst for Simon. He started thinking about his future and with whom he shared it. I love Lauren very much; she is both a caring mother and a friend. faithful companion of Simon.
“She was in constant communication with all of our family; and was incredibly supportive of all of us following the death of our mother in 2015.”
He added that their late mother Julie would be “overjoyed” about his engagement.
Simon fell and broke his back after trying out a powerful new e-bike – and accidentally pulled a wheel.
His son Eric and partner Lauren’s teenage son Adam watched in horror as Simon fell backwards and hit the concrete floor at his Los Angeles home.
He accidentally injured his spinal cord by an inch.
The Sun revealed that Simon brought up the question during the couple’s recent vacation in Barbados.
https://www.thesun.ie/tvandshowbiz/8222936/simon-cowell-brother-proposal-auren-bike-accident/ Simon Cowell’s brother reveals Christmas Eve proposal to girlfriend Lauren over ‘life-changing’ bike accident