Simon Cowell Replaced In America’s Got Talent, Kenan Thompson To Step In

Simon Cowell Replaced In America’s Got Talent: Kenan Thompson will replace Simon Cowell as a judge in ‘ America’s Got Talent’. To know more about the same, keep reading.


Who will replace Simon Cowell?

Simon Cowell following a bike accident underwent surgery recently. Simon Cowell is the judge of the show ” America’s Got Talent’. According to the sources, It is unclear when will Simon return to his hosting seat. His position will be temporarily taken by Kenan Thompson. 



The regular judging panel of the show includes Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, and  Heidi Klum. Now Kenan Thompson will also join the panel for the live telecast of the show on Tuesday and Wednesday. Terry Crews is the host of the show.

Recently, Kenan received an Emmy Nomination for his work on SNL. He is nominated for the role of supporting actor in the comedy series.

Why Simon Cowell will be replaced?

Simon Cowell met with an accident at his home itself in Malibu. He was then hospitalized on 8th August. According to the sources, he was testing an electric bike at his home. It was then he fell in his courtyard and was injured. His surgery was 5 hours long and now he is in the recovery stage.

Last Sunday he made a statement thanking all the doctors and nurses. Further, he thanked all the fans for their support. He called the doctors and nurses as the best people he ever met.

‘Kenan’ is the upcoming comedy series which will premiere somewhere around midseason. Thompson is making ties with NBC regarding the same. The story of the show goes like: There is a host of a show( role played by Thompson) who is making an effort to balance his job and his young children. Though he is helped by his father in law and other people in the house, will he be able to do so is what the story is all about. Don Johnson will play the role of the father in law and Chris Redd will play the role of his brother 

Kenan Thompson entered ” The Masked Singer ” in 2019 as a judge. He was part of the panel of judges for a few episodes. Hence he has experience in the judging domain.

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