On Tuesday, Rousey revealed how she nearly lost a finger during her first day of filming FOX’s drama series “9-1-1” where she was added as a recurring character for the upcoming third season.
Rousey also posted a graphic photo showing off the injury as she explained what happened when an accident led to her suffering a severe cut on her finger.
“So the word is out I nearly lost my finger shooting “9-1-1”,” Rousey wrote on Instagram. “Freak accident, first take of the day a boat door fell on my hand, I thought I just jammed my fingers so I finished the take before looking (I know sounds crazy, but I’m used to live Audiences and never showing pain unless I’m supposed to) after a break in the action I told our director the situation and was rushed via ambulance to the hospital where they promptly reattached my bone and tendon with a plate and screws.
“I returned to filming the next day and finished my scenes before returning home to recover. Modern medicine amazes me, I already had 50% range of motion back in 3 days.”
Rousey is set to appear in several episodes of the FOX drama this year as she returned to acting after spending a year as one of the top superstars in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
In recent weeks, Rousey has teased a potential return to the ring as a professional wrestler in the future, and with the WWE set to debut their series “Smackdown Live” on FOX in October, it seems like perfect timing considering her new acting gig.