Actor Ryan Phillippe Badly Injures Leg Stops Filming Of Season 2 Of ‘Shooter’

Ryan Phillippe let his fans know that he badly injured his leg and it didn’t happen on the set of his USA show ‘Shooter’. The producers decided to end season 2 of the top rated show after eight shows, instead of ten. The show released a statement,” Our priority is Ryan’s recovery, and after conversations with our partners at USA and UCP we’ve decided that we will wrap season 2 with episode 208.” Phillippe tweeted, “I didn’t injure myself doing a stunt or anywhere near the set of ‘Shooter’. I was the victim of a freak accident during a family outing on Sunday.”

Phillippe,42, also said his leg is badly injured and he needs surgery, but he will recover and be back soon. He didn’t disclose who he was with, or how exactly the accident happened. The actor was formally married to actress Reese Witherspoon, for eight years. The former couple have two children, Ava,17 and Decon, 13. He also has a daughter Kailani, 6, with former girlfriend model Alexis Knapp. Phillippe and Witherspoon announced their divorce shortly after the actress won an Academy Award for her performance as ‘June Carter Cash’ in ‘Walk The Line’ in 2006.

people.com

Phillippe plays a decorated marine veteran  that is brought back into action to prevent a plot to kill the president. His character is a vet of the Afghanistan War. He spoke about his part on the ‘Today Show’ he said it’s not a retelling of the 2007 movie with Mark Wahlberg. The actor said he worked a lot with real marines to fine tune his character. He is also an ambassador  for ‘Hiddenheros.org’. It’s a organization that helps military caregivers. It offers resources, information,funding and support for the people that take care of injured vets.

Next Article
ADVERTISEMENT
  • A New Victim Comes Foward To Accuse Roman Polanski Of Sexual Assault

    Famed director Roman Polanski is facing yet another sexual assault victim. The Polish French director fled the US in 1978 to avoid a lengthy prison sentence for raping a 13 year old girl in the swimming pool of actor Jack Nicholson. Polanski went to France where he was a citizen, the laws of France protected...

    Read More
  • Tom Cruise Injured On Set Of 'Mission Impossible 6' In London

    Actor Tom Cruise,55, was injured while performing his own stunt work in his upcoming 'Mission Impossible 6' movie in London. Cruise who has appeared in all prior Mission franchise movies, is known for his preference of doing his own stunt work, seldom using a stunt double. Cruise was on set filming on Sunday, when the...

    Read More
  • Talk Show Host Chelsea Handler Heartbroken Over Death Of Her Dog Tammy

    Talk show host Chelsea Handler, 42, is mourning the loss of her 'best friend' Tammy. Handler's best friend lost her battle with long standing kidney issues. Tammy frequently appeared on Handler's late night talk show 'Chelsea' on 'Neflix. Handler took to her various social media accounts to update her fans, families and friends. She said”...

    Read More
  • 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Glen Campbell Dies At 81

    Country music legend Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81. He died in the city that made him famous, Nashville, Tennessee in a nursing home after battling Alzheimer disease. He was formally diagnosed with the debilitating disease in 2011, however friends and family have said that Campbell had memory loss issues for at...

    Read More