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

ETOnline logo ETOnline 7/17/2017 Rachel McRady

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

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. 

Phillippe recently opened up to ET about embarrassing his kids, Ava and Deacon. To see what he said, watch the exclusive interview, below! 

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