Kristin Chenoweth may be singing a sad tune as she recovers from an on-set accident.
The actress was injured on the set of the CBS drama "The Good Wife". CBS issued a statement on the accident saying, "While filming a scene for "The Good Wife" in Brooklyn, a gust of wind blew a lighting silk out of place striking actress Kristin Chenoweth. All of us at the studio and the show are thinking about Kristin and wishing her a quick recovery."
According to reports at the time of the accident, the actress reportedly fell to the ground and hit her head on the concrete. Paramedics were called and the actress was taken to the hospital.
With her accident, the star joins an elite group of stars who have had suffered on-set injuries sometimes with dire consequences. Here are a few of the stars who have had high-profile accidents:
Nicole Kidman: The Oscar winner was flying high on the set of "Moulin Rouge" in 2001, but an early morning dance scene left her a bit battle scarred. She told the "Hollywood Reporter" of her on-set injury, "I tore some cartilage in my knee. But it was in that dancing mentality where you keep dancing. And I just kind of fell and tore my knee up. When you're in a role, it's almost like a high. Once we started, there was no way I was going to stop."
Bret Michaels: He may be a big time rock star, but the rocker was knocked off his feet at the 63rd Annual Tony Awards. After his performance with Poison in 2009, the singer was exiting the stage when a portion of the descending set struck him in the head and knocked him down. He reportedly suffered a broken nose and would later credit a subsequent brain hemorrhage to the incident. He ultimately sued CBS and the Tony Awards for causing the hemorrhage. The parties reached a settlement in 2012.
Brandon Lee: Perhaps the most infamous of all on-set accidents is the infamous death of Brandon Lee on the set of "The Crow" in 2004. The actor was accidentally killed by a prop gun that was loaded with real bullets. The bullet was a remnant left after a close up shot for the film earlier in the week. The gun chamber was not cleared when the scene wrapped and a blank forced it out and into Lee's stomach during the later shoot. He died of internal bleeding from his injuries.
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