Simon Cowell says his £15 million mansion “nearly floated away” after biblical flash
floods engulfed London.
The X Factor music mogul, 61, was spotted close to his home in West London, which
was lashed with a month’s rain in just an hour last night
The Britain’s Got Talent supremo half-joked when asked whether he had avoided
being hit by the floods.
He said: “Not really, my house nearly floated away.”
There were a number of celebrities who were affected by the downpour, with Queen
guitarist Brian May being among the worst hit.
The 73-year-old legendary musician said that his Kensington pad had been turned
into a “horror” house after a sewage leak saw much of his basement destroyed by
the stinking sludge.
The heartbroken star shared a video that showed the extent of the damage and
that photo album, which was on the floor at the time, had been ruined by the water
He said: “The whole bottom floor had been inundated with a sewage overflow –
which has covered our carpets, rugs, and all kinds of precious (to us) things in a
Taking to Instagram, Brian poured his heart into his followers while slamming
the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council for being ‘responsible for
all the misery that is going on in my neighborhood.’