VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon reveals his finger was almost amputated after freak accident

JIMMY Fallon has revealed he is lucky to still have all of his fingers after a freak accident at home.

A few weeks ago, the Tonight Show host tripped over his wife’s favourite rug at home, which caused his ring to get caught and pull his digit out of place.

He told the audience: ‘So basically what happened is, I tripped and fell in my kitchen on a braided rug that my wife loves and I can’t wait to burn it to the ground. I tripped and fell and I caught my fall… I’m getting up and my finger is sideways.


The talk show host sought treatment at Bellevue Hospital in New York, but was warned that “Apparently, the odds aren’t great … and usually they just cut your finger off”.

Doctors did manage to save his finger by implanting a vein from his foot into his hand.

“I was in the ICU for 10 days… I won’t get feeling back for eight weeks,” he said.

Watch Jimmy describe the hilarious ordeal in the video below: