Simon Cowell's anti-ageing secrets exposed: X Factor mogul demands six monthly Botox injections, regular colonic irrigation and intravenous vitamin injections
14:53 GMT, 18 April 2012
More bizarre revelations about Simon Cowell have been exposed ahead of his book release – this time on his efforts to try and stay young.
The X Factor mogul is said to demand six-monthly Botox injections, regular colonic irrigation, intravenous vitamin injections and will only use black toilet paper.
The 52-year-old eats fresh fruit sent to him by air freight and drinks two smoothies a day made from exotic plants, reported The Sun.
Spot the difference: Simon Cowell, seen with a suspiciously droopy face on Britain's Got Talent last year, apparently receives six-monthly Botox injections in his quest to stay young
He also has massages, chest waxes, wears tooth caps and dies his hair dark.
The revelations have been made in a new
book, Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell, by Tom Bower,
which is to be published on Friday.
Floral fan: Cowell apparently spends 3,000 on fresh flowers a week
Cowell is reported to have told friends of the Botox: 'It simply works. You do it twice a year. Who cares And it balances my smoking and drinking.'
The wrinkle-smoothing jabs are administered by French doctor Jean-Louis Sebagh in London.
When he is at his home in the U.S., Cowell apparently is hooked up to an intravenous drip in his bedroom for half an hour every Saturday afternoon.
The Sun said it pumps B vitamins and pure vitamin C into his bloodstream.
But Cowell will also take 'a saucer
full of tablets' each day and doesn't travel without two suitcases full
of eye drops, face creams, bath salts and lotions.
But it's not just his appearance he takes pride in – Cowell splashes money on the finer things in life.
He apparently insists on black toilet paper in the bathroom of his U.S. homes.
reportedly spends 3,000 a week on fresh flowers and recently spent 8million renovating his 20million Beverly Hills mansion on North Palm
Cowell also owns a 7million home in Trousdale Place which is being rebuilt in Balinese style to be used as an office.
It is being overseen by the mogul's ex-fiance Mezhgan Hussainy.
also has a 20million home in Holland Park, West London and has put
down a deposit on a villa to be built on a site adjoining a Four Seasons
hotel in Barbados.
Fussy: Cowell, seen in his Bentley this month, Cowell once bought a vintage MG car but sold it the next day because it was 'too draughty'
Cowell gifted a 5million hilltop Beverly Hills mansion to Mezhgan, and bought a 3million property nearby for ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour.
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In even more bizarre stories of a man living almost like a 'modern-day Roman emperor', Cowell once bought a vintage MG car but sold it the next day because it was 'too draughty', flew his personal chef from London to Los Angeles to inspect outdoor pizza ovens installed in his home and complained that grass laid around his property was 'too smooth' and ordered gardeners to replace it.
And guests at his sprawling American pad will have seen the massive waterfall in his backyard which features a 'trick pathway' he walks across to make it look like he can walk on water.
Cowell is also known for his massive fleet of cars, which includes two Rolls-Royces, a custom-made Ferrari and a Bentley convertible.
Relaxing: He is regularly seen holidaying aboard his 193ft yacht, Slipstream, which he charters for about 2million a month
He is regularly seen holidaying aboard his 193ft yacht, Slipstream, which he charters for about 2million a month.
The latest outrageous revelations come as an affair between Cowell and former fellow X Factor judge Dannii Minogue was exposed.
He was said to have felt 'genuine love' for the Australian singer.
It has also been claimed Cowell was seeing two other women while with Mezhgan – make-up artist Julia Carter and Jasmine Lennard.
is also said to have been secretly engaged to Page Three girl Louise
Payne in the 1990s and had an affair last year with a woman he met in a
club, who then stole his laptop and wallet.
Generous: He gifted this 5 million hilltop Beverly Hills mansion to ex-fiance Mezhgan Hussainy