Carrie Underwood ‘Might Look a Bit Different’ After Receiving 40-50 Stitches in Her Face
Carrie Underwood has shared that a fall at her house in Nashville resulted in 40 to 50 stitches in her face, in addition to a previously-revealed wrist surgery.
During a year-end letter to fans at her fan club website, the singer says that doctors told her husband, Mike Fisher, that they needed dozens of stitches during surgery performed the night of the incident.
It's been an uncertain eight weeks since the Nov. 10 fall, and in her note she admits she's not sure how she'll look when the healing and treatment is finished:
Now, here we are 7 weeks later and, even though I’ve had the best people helping me, I’m still healing and not quite looking the same. I honestly don’t know how things are going to end up but I do know this: I am grateful. I am grateful that it wasn’t much, much worse.
Additionally Underwood says that she'll be entering the studio next week and is excited for an amazing 2018.
"And when I am ready to get in front of a camera, I want you all to understand why I might look a bit different," she writes. "I’m hoping that, by then, the differences are minimal, but, again, I just don’t know how it’s all going to end up."
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Underwood and her team have been quiet about injuries sustained as a result of the accident, but messages from Fisher and news reports of the event indicted it was more severe than what she shared. The former hockey player rushed home to be with her, and a report in the Tennessean was sure to mention her injuries were non-life threatening. Fisher also posted a heavy show of gratitude to his Instagram page, saying, "Sometimes it's hard to understand why things happen but we thank him and Praise His name in the midst of it all! Thanks again!!"
A photo of Underwood was taken last month with actress Adrienne Gang, who said she didn't even know the singer had been injured even though she stood next to the 34-year-old.
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