Jimmy Fallon Hospitalized; 'Tonight Show' Taping Canceled
The late night host injured his hand, requiring surgery, a rep for Jimmy Fallon said in a statement.
Friday's taping of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon has been canceled due to Jimmy Fallon injuring his hand, a rep for the show has announced.
“Jimmy Fallon was required to have minor surgery after injuring his hand at his Manhattan apartment this morning," the rep said in a statement. "He is expected to make a full recovery.”
The show announced that Friday's taping would be canceled on Twitter, "Hey guys - unfortunately tonight's taping has been canceled due to Jimmy injuring his hand. He's totally fine but we'll be airing a repeat."
Hey guys - unfortunately tonight's taping has been cancelled due to Jimmy injuring his hand. He's totally fine but we'll be airing a repeat.— Fallon Tonight (@FallonTonight) June 26, 2015
Tripped and caught my fall (good thing)! Ring caught on side of table almost ripped my finger off (bad thing).— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) June 26, 2015
"If you had tickets to tonight's show, we'll be in contact with you to reschedule your tix," the statement continued.
According to TMZ, Fallon is currently in the hospital following a night on the town, posing for photos with fans at New York's Scalinatella restaurant.
Fallon tweeted a photo of his bandaged hand following the incident.
Tweeting with one hand. pic.twitter.com/1Yyp8Nl5eR— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) June 26, 2015
June 26, 3:40 p.m. Updated with Fallon tweet.