UPDATE: Kristin Chenoweth was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after suffering an injury on the New York set of The Good Wife. Her rep confirms: “Kristin has been released from the hospital and is home recovering. She thanks everyone for their prayers and well wishes.”;
A statement issued by CBS Television Studios revealed that the star was initially treated on the scene and was later taken to the hospital after being hit by a piece of lighting equipment.
“This afternoon, while filming a scene for The Good Wife in Brooklyn, a gust of wind blew a lighting silk out of place striking actress Kristin Chenoweth. She received treatment on the scene by the show’s medic until a New York Fire Department emergency medical team arrived and transported her to the hospital. All of us at the studio and the show are thinking about Kristin and wishing her a quick recovery,”; the statement said.
The 43-year-old singer-actress joined The Good Wife cast recently, taking on the recurring role of a “top-of-her-game political reporter who wants to know more about the Florrick campaign and marriage”; for the series’ fourth season.