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Ryan Phillippe hospitalised after ‘freak accident’


Ryan Phillippe is in hospital after a “freak accident”.

The actor shared a snapshot from his hospital bed, giving a thumbs up with his leg bandaged and in a metal splint.

“I’m going to be ok & i appreciate your concern,” he shared, before revealing some details about what happened on Twitter.


“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 outing on Sunday,” he wrote.

“My leg is badly broken & required surgical attention, but I will make a full recovery, am in good hands, and will be back in action soon. thank you for all the well wishes, support, & concern.”

The Cruel Intentions star added: “Also a special thanks to the paramedics & first responders who helped me at the scene & to the medical staff caring for me now. I will keep you updated on my progress.”

The 42-year-old has been filming the second season of Shooter, in which he plays a former Marine sniper, ahead of its premiere on Tuesday.

Ryan shares Ava, 17, and Deacon, 13, with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon, who he was married to from 1999 to 2007.

He also fathered a six-year-old daughter named Kailani during his relationship with Alexis Knapp.

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