Simon Cowell had to quit

“X-Factor” judge Simon Cowell was forced to detox diet after suffering a nervous breakdown in the summer of this year, according to the biography of the prolific producer of television.

An excerpt from the book “Sweet Revenge, Simon Cowell’s love life,” shows that Cowell recently suffered an emotional and physical breakdown due to its around-the-clock schedule, disordered sleep and chronic stress.

As a result, Dr. Simon in Los Angeles told him to stop smoking and stop taking massive loads of vitamins and weekly intravenous drips it previously took music executive and ordered bed rest.

“I do not want any more tablets and pills. I cut a lot, including cigarettes,” Cowell, 52, told told the “X-Factor” pal Louis Walsh. “I’m desperate for peace. I crave normalcy. I have to work my demons and come out of it.

“I have to get back to where I was a year ago. I had to stop reading in the morning and three calls later and later. I wanted peace.”

Simon, who was struck and exhausted from the constant demands of his time, was reportedly cut himself off from his friends and colleagues for three weeks to recover his mental and physical vitality.

“Suddenly, his immune system collapsed, and he was paralyzed from fatigue, accords to his biography.” After waking up in the afternoon, he was lying in his bed sensing emergencies.”

Cowell reportedly told his troubled life: “It hit me like a wave My body was to say that I turned into a weird vampire my life was like on the night shift, I forgot … am feeling.”

During three weeks of recovery, Simon – owl, which usually had breakfast a day – ate his first meal of the day at 9:30 am and went to bed at 10:30 pm during the day, he watched movies, read books, and relax at home, in his garden.

While Cowell has vowed to give more and to reduce the stress in your life, sources say he has since resumed smoking and working in the wee hours of the night.

Simon, a fitness fanatic who works religiously, eating healthy, and regularly receives Botox injections and other cosmetic improvements have been smoking since 8 years.

“I do still like to smoke,” he said. “I equate smoking with having a good time. Literally.”

1 comment for “Simon Cowell had to quit

  1. Helen
    October 5, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    I quitted smoking 22 months ago, it has been the hardest thing I have done, smoking for over 40 years as an aid to cope with life the addiction had woven into every aspect of my life. Facing my demons with out nicotine has been painful but with the help of web sites and crying most mornings I am gradually getting better. It is a powerful substances and has devasting effects, I hear my neighbour coughing whilst having his first fag of the day he is a prisoner to nicotine seeing this helps me to not smoke.

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