He's back ... and somewhat better than ever!
Jimmy Fallon, who was recently hospitalized for 10 days due to a hand injury, made his big return to The Tonight Show last night — and revealed the accident almost left him without a finger!
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"So basically what happened is I tripped and fell on a braided rug that my wife loved, and I can't wait to burn it to the ground. I tripped and fell and I caught my fall. So I'm getting up and my finger's sideways. So I go, 'Oh, my God! Did I just break my finger? This is the lamest thing in the whole world,'" the 40-year-old said.
Turns out, he didn't break it — he only suffered from a ring avulsion. "My ring got caught on a countertop when I was going down and stuck there and pulled my finger out," the father-of-two explained.
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But despite the incident, the comedian was all smiles on Monday night's new episode as he revealed to the audience that he'll be in an arm cast for eight long weeks.
Check out the full clip below: