Ryan Phillippe Reveals He Broke Leg During "Family Outing" After Posting Hospital Photo
The actor said he wasn't anywhere near the set of his USA series 'Shooter,' which premieres tomorrow night, after fans speculated that he hurt himself doing a stunt.
Ryan Phillippe has posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg following what he calls a "freak accident."
Phillippe wrote in the caption of his Instagram post Monday that he's "going to be ok." The picture shows him with a bandage on his leg and a swollen foot.
He later explained on Twitter that he broke his leg during a family outing Sunday and it required "surgical attention," but he will make a full recovery. The 42-year-old thanked first responders and paramedics for their help.
Phillippe responded to fan speculation that he hurt himself doing a stunt for his USA series Shooter, saying he wasn't anywhere near the set.
1. hey, guys. i didn't injure myself doing a stunt or anywhere near the set of shooter. i was the victim of a freak accident during a family— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
2. outing on sunday. my leg is badly broken & required surgical attention, but i will make a full recovery, am in good hands, and will be— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
3. back in action soon. thank you for all the well wishes, support, & concern. also a special thanks to the paramedics & first responders— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
4. who helped me at the scene & to the medical staff caring for me now. i will keep you updated on my progress.— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
since i'm laid up, let's watch this together tomorrow night. will make me feel better... https://t.co/6d2WNih6Ei— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017