Simon Cowell 'rushed to hospital in an ambulance after falling down the stairs'

Simon Cowell has been rushed to hospital in an ambulance after he fell down the stairs of his London home, it has been reported.

The star was said to have been taken out of his mansion on a stretcher and wearing a neck brace at around 8am this morning.

Simon has been rushed to hospital. Copyright: [Rex]

According to The Sun, Simon fainted and fell down the stairs earlier today, with the father-of-one still in hospital undergoing tests.

A source told the publication: “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.

It’s unknown whether Simon’s son Eric was home at the time. Copyright: [Rex]

“He fainted and is thought to have fallen down the stairs. An ambulance was called and he was stretchered out of the house in a neck brace surrounded by worried aides.”

It is currently unknown whether Simon’s girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, and their three-year-old son Eric were at home at the time.

X Factor live shows are due to kick off tomorrow. Copyright: [ITV]

The X Factor’s live shows are due to kick off tomorrow [28 October], but it has not yet been confirmed whether Simon will be well enough to attend.

Yahoo Celeb UK have contacted Simon’s reps for comment.

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