UPDATE: Jimmy Fallon Tweets Photo Of Injured Hand, Explains Freak Accident

UPDATE (Saturday, 11:22 a.m. ET): Jimmy Fallon is on the mend after seriously injuring his hand yesterday, and to prove it tweeted a photo, along with an explanation of how the accident occurred.

According to the Tonight Show host, he tripped and fell at his home, breaking his fall but accidentally snagging his wedding ring on a table and almost ripping his finger off.

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As a result, The Tonight Show is going on an unscheduled two-week hiatus to allow Jimmy to recuperate.

Jimmy Fallon was rushed to the hospital today after an injury to his hand, which was reportedly severe enough to require immediate surgery. Although the host is said to be “totally fine,”; the mishap forced producers to cancel tonight’s taping of The Tonight Show.

The news came from the show’s Twitter account, which stated: “Unfortunately tonight’s taping has been cancelled due to Jimmy injuring his hand. He’s totally fine but we’ll be airing a repeat.”;

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsA subsequent tweet targeted disappointed fans who had tickets to tonight’s taping. “If you had tickets to tonight’s show, we’ll be in contact with you to reschedule your tix.”;

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According to TMZ, a rep for Fallon says “the injury to his left hand happened early this morning in his apartment. He went to the hospital, and a specialist recommended he have surgery immediately.”;

At this point, the severity of the injury remains unknown, as does whether he’ll be able to resume taping next week.

 

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