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Melissa George injured during TV role preparation

6/13/2014

Australian actress Melissa George was "seriously injured" as she prepared for her role in a new U.K. TV drama and has lasting problems as a result of the accidents. The star took up martial arts to play an espionage operative for a private intelligence agency in upcoming series Hunted, and the training left George battered and bruised. As a result, she still experiences issues with her hip and right hand, but George is delighted with her new skills. She tells The Sun's TV Magazine, "I spent months learning a martial art called Keysi and I got seriously injured a couple of times. "I still can't close my right hand and my hip is damaged, so I can't get out of a car like I used to. But I can kill a man with my bare hands. I frighten myself nowadays." Hunted debuts in Britain on Thursday (04Oct12).

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