(THE SUN) — SIMON COWELL suffered a devastating collapse this summer as the strains of his professional and personal life became too much.
He had to withdraw from filming auditions for the US X Factor when his lifestyle saw him change into a “weird vampire”.
His doctor in Los Angeles told him to remove all supplements and health aids from his life and quit smoking.
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Cowell, 52, was bedridden for a week, cutting himself off from friends, colleagues and even the demands of top TV executives.