Ryan Phillippe breaks leg in freak accident, naturally shares photos

So much for Ryan Phillippe enjoying a “lit” weekend.

The actor posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg following what he calls a “freak accident.”

Phillippe wrote in the caption of his Instagram post on Monday (July 17, 2017) that he’s “going to be ok.” The picture shows him with a bandage on his leg and a swollen foot.

i’m going to be ok & i appreciate your concern. -🖤 me

A post shared by @ryanphillippe on

He later explained on Twitter that he broke his leg during a family outing Sunday and it required “surgical attention,” but he will make a full recovery. The 42-year-old thanked first responders and paramedics for their help.

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Phillippe responded to fan speculation that he hurt himself doing a stunt for his USA series Shooter, saying he wasn’t anywhere near the set.

This is how Ryan broke down what happened on Twitter:

The 42-year-old also posted an InstaStory photo of himself with the caption, “not where/how i wanna be.” Alongside another photo of his bandaged right leg, he wrote that he was “not lit” while eating Jell-O.

Ryan Phillippe Broken Leg
CREDIT: Ryan Phillippe/Instagram
Ryan Phillippe Broken Leg
CREDIT: Ryan Phillippe/Instagram

We are sending positive recovery vibes Ryan’s way.


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