Why Jeffrey Katzenberg Is Sporting a Rainbow of Arm-Cast Covers

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This story first appeared in the May 6 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Jeffrey Katzenberg is back in a cast.

The DreamWorks Animation CEO brightened red carpets with a series of colorful pink, gold and blue arm-cast covers during the fall and winter after an Oct. 19 car accident shattered his right wrist and arm (Katzenberg credits his Tesla for saving his life). But the cast was removed in January, and Katzenberg thought he was healed.

Turns out he wasn't: On April 7, he was spotted at the MPTF's Reel Stories, Real Lives event at Milk Studios in Los Angeles once again wearing a cast, this time with a bright yellow cover. A few days later, at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Katzenberg was seen sporting a purple one.

"The first round didn't work, and here I go again," he explains, noting how he was summoned back to surgery in early April and will wear casts for the next six months. "It's not the most fun." Especially when he runs out of colors.