Press "Enter" to skip to content

Hollywood star reveals chilling health scare

THE DAILY REFORMER (NEW YORK, UNITED STATES)

Ashley Judd has recounted a painful ordeal she believes almost cost her leg after tripping in a Congolese rainforest and having to be evacuated by motorbike.

The one food you should NEVER put on your dinner plate [sponsored]

In one of two Instagram Live videos hosted Friday by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, the actor said she was stuck on the ground for five hours with a “badly misshapen leg,” biting a stick because of pain, and “howling like a wild animal.”

The Daily Reformer  NHL Standings

Judd was injured when she and researchers were up early in a rainforest looking for bonobos when she tripped over a log and the fall shattered her tibia. She was carried out the rainforest in a hammock and back to camp.

Then she was evacuated by motorbike, with a driver steering and another man “holding the top part of my shattered tibia together.” That trip lasted six hours.

The Daily Reformer  Violent BLM protest in NYC leaves two NYPD cops injured, 11 arrested

She described it as a “catastrophic accident” and added that she “nearly lost my leg.” She conducted the interview from a hospital bed in South Africa and revealed that if she wasn’t a famous actor, she thinks she might have lost her leg and her life during the 55-hour ordeal.

Sponsored: Over 55? Here’s how to IMPROVE lung health

The Associated Press contributed to this article

The post Hollywood star reveals chilling health scare appeared first on The Horn News.

As reported by The Horn News. Continue reading this article at The Horn News

All news text, graphics, videos and multimedia content remain the copyrights of the credited original article publisher, in this case - The Horn News

The Daily Reformer is an American conservative news aggregator and publisher with a mission to provide "the smart take on American conservative news.

Contact Information: amnon (at) thedailyreformer dot com