Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman have been pictured looking tense on a stroll in Malibu, California just weeks after they were spotted seemingly having a disagreement during an outing in London.
The X Factor mogul, 61, stepped out for a walk in the sunshine alongside his partner, and failed to crack a smile as they enjoyed their exercise.
Simon wore a navy top and shorts, while Lauren, 43, look chic in white jeans and a grey T-shirt, and they were both seen putting their facemasks on.
He’s believed to have become a keen walker since his back injury last year which he sustained falling off an electric bike.
As he recovered from spinal surgery, Simon is said to have embraced walking and now clocks up to 40 miles a week in a bid to keep himself healthy.
The couple recently returned home to California after a trip to London with their son Eric.
During their stay in the capital, Simon and Lauren were pictured seemingly having a row during a walk.
A source told The Sun: “They seemed to be rowing. Simon had a face like thunder. It appeared to be very fraught.”
However, an insider close to the family denied there was a quarrel and said the pair are happier than ever.
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They told the Mirror: “Simon and Lauren weren’t having a tiff at all. They are happier than ever. They have been together throughout lockdown and, with Eric, were just walking in the park – like so many families at the current time.”
A spokesperson for Simon said: “There was no row or argument whatsoever.”
Simon recently opened up about his horror back injury, admitting he is lucky to have not been paralysed by the accident.
Speaking on Extra TV to ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour, the star recalled: “It could have been a lot worse. When I saw the X-ray, I really nearly could have smashed my spine to pieces, so I literally wouldn’t have been able to walk.
“I knew I’d broken my back the minute I landed. It was really, really kind of sudden and it hurt.”