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Ryan Phillippe Hospitalized for Broken Leg After 'Freak Accident,' Shares Photo From Bed

by Rachel McRady 9:44 AM PDT, July 17, 2017
Playing Ryan Phillippe Hospitalized for Broken Leg After 'Freak Accident,' Shares Photo From Bed

Ryan Phillippe checked in with fans from his hospital bed after suffering from a "freak accident."

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The 42-year-old actor shared a photo late Sunday of himself lying in the bed with a thumbs up, writing, “I'm going to be ok & I appreciate your concern. –me.”

i'm going to be ok & i appreciate your concern. -🖤 me

A post shared by @ryanphillippe on

He later tweeted an update on what exactly happened.

"Hey, guys. I didn't injure myself doing a stunt or anywhere near the set of 'Shooter,'"  he wrote on Monday. "I was the victim of a freak accident during a family outing on Sunday. My leg is badly broken & required surgical attention, but I will make a full recovery, am in good hands."

Phillippe added he plans to be "back in action soon" and thanked everyone for their concern.

"Thank you for all the well wishes, support, & concern. 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 actor is currently starring in Shooter on USA, which premieres on Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET.

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