Simon Cowell’s ‘unrecognisable’ appearance leaves Royal Variety show viewers in shock
Simon Cowell‘s ‘unrecognizable’ appearance left fans in shock after he took to the stage at Royal Variety Performancewhich was recorded on 2 December and aired on ITV on Tuesday evenings.
The music mogul, 63, left TV viewers distracted by his incredibly smooth face, it may be the result of cosmetic surgerywith one asking: ‘What has he done to himself?’.
Simon introduced BGT winner Axel Blake, but things didn’t go to plan when the X Factor judge accidentally broke the golden buzzer off the stand in an awkward blunder.
WHO? Simon Cowell’s ‘unrecognizable’ performance left fans in shock after he took to the stage at the Royal Variety Performance this week
The record producer had previously caused concern at his appearance and on Twitter one viewer wrote: ‘Just saw Simon Cowell on the Royal Variety show, what has he done to himself?’
While another added: ‘WTF have you done to your face boy?’ and a third added: ‘Simon Cowell needs to stop getting facelifts!’.
A fourth commented in agreement: ‘Flicked over during the break of the football and was that Simon Cowell from George Michael ordered from Wish on stage’.
Glitch: Simon introduced BGT winner Axel Blake but things didn’t go to plan when the X Factor judge accidentally broke the golden buzzer off the stand in an awkward blunder
Is that you, Simon? He had an incredibly smooth complexion, bright white teeth and enhanced features that could have been the result of cosmetic work
Another said: ‘Simon Cowell has had a little work done’ and more joked: ‘What on earth happened to Simon Cowell?’.
Simon’s awkward on-stage blunder occurred when he hit the buzzer ahead of comedian Axel’s performance.
The button broke off the stand and into his hands, so the star held it close to his chest.
Can’t Believe It : Viewers couldn’t believe it was really Simon
Can’t believe it: The record producer had previously sparked concern over his appearance, with one viewer writing on Twitter: ‘Just saw Simon Cowell on the Royal Variety show, what has he done to himself? He looks really creepy’
Simon shrugged off host Lee Mack, who laughed awkwardly before continuing with the show.
He previously sparked concern from fans in a promo video shared on social media earlier this month.
The TV mogul looked unrecognizable as he had an incredibly smooth complexion, bright white teeth and enhanced features.
Oops: Simon’s awkward blunder occurred when he hit the buzzer ahead of comedian Axel’s performance
Embarrassing: The button broke off the stand and into his hands, so the star held it
During the video, Simon encouraged people to get in touch to audition Britain has talentjust days after judge David Walliams leave the show.
He said in the short VT: ‘I always say on this show, two or three minutes can change your life. And it has. And maybe it will be you this time.
‘So please audition now for next year’s season and I look forward to meeting you.’
Simon lost 20kg over the past two years as he overhauled his lifestyle and stuck to a regular sleep and exercise schedule after breaking his back in 2020 when he crashed his electric bike near his Malibu home.
Holy moly! He previously sparked concern from fans in a new video shared on social media earlier this month
He suffered complications from surgery to fuse his vertebrae, which required him to stay mostly in bed for six months.
Simon now walks 40 miles a week and rearranged his work schedule to ensure he doesn’t start business meetings until after 6pm. 9, instead of holding conferences into the early hours of the morning as he used to.
A source previously told MailOnline: ‘Simon said he hasn’t worn shoes this much in 20 years. He feels fitter than ever and sticks to a normal routine instead of talking on the phone into the early hours of the morning.’
Lifestyle: Simon (pictured in 2009) has lost 20kg over the past two years by overhauling his lifestyle and sticking to a regular sleep and exercise schedule after breaking his back in 2020
Simon revealed it recently he took his love of Botox too farwhere his final treatment left him looking ‘something out of a horror show’.
According to The Sun, the talent show boss said he decided to quit after his strange appearance left son Eric, eight, in hysterics.
The former X Factor judge, who shares his son with partner Lauren Silverman, 44, revealed he no longer has any facial filler as a result.
He said: ‘There was a phase where everyone had their faces filled with this and that’.
Edit: Simon recently revealed he took his love of Botox too far and his last treatment left him looking ‘something out of a horror show’ (Pictured in September 2022)
Simon went on to reveal that during that period he perhaps took things a little too far in his bid for a youthful appearance.
He admitted: ‘I saw a picture of me from “before” the other day and didn’t recognize it as me first of all.’
The producer said he finally decided to stop using injectables when his son Eric noticed his changing profile: ‘He was hysterical. Enough was enough’.
The TV personality has recently been sporting a more natural look, saying: ‘There’s no filler on my face at all now. Zero.’
Flashback: Simon went on to reveal that during that period he may have taken things a little too far in his attempt at a youthful appearance (pictured left in November 2022 and right in 2010)
Family: The talent show boss reportedly said he decided to quit after his strange appearance left son Eric, eight, (pictured with Simon and Lauren Silverman in 2018) in hysterics