Simon Cowell`s mother urges him to slow down

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

London: Music mogul Simon Cowell`s mother is worried about his hectic schedule and has urged him to take it easy.

The 51-year-old is taking talent hunt show "The X-Factor" to the US and will also be appearing in both "Britain`s Got Talent" and "America`s Got Talent".

Cowell`s mother Julie, 84, is worried about his increasing workload and fears he will suffer a fatal heart attack like his father Eric, who died in 1999 at the age of 81.

"Simon`s mum is freaking out. His family thinks he`s doing too much and are telling him to slow down before his workload seriously damages his health," quoted a source as saying.

"There`s no point being the richest man in the cemetery. The family are protective of Simon and saw what happened to his father.

"His mum is putting her foot down. He`s got `America`s Got Talent`, `Britain`s Got Talent` and `X Factor` - as well as the new US X Factor and new UK game show `Red Or Black`. It`s too much for one person," the source added.