Anyone who is a fan of the Tonight Show has probably heard about how Jimmy Fallon injured his hand when he fell and got his ring hung on the edge of a table as he was headed to the ground. As far as hand injuries go, that incident was fairly severe. He was required to have ongoing medical treatment and rehabilitation, and the network was forced to suspend taping his show temporarily. It has been reported that he almost required an amputation following that fall, but fortunately doctors were able to save his finger.
While Fallon is back on the air and seems to be doing well, he recently managed to injure his other hand when he was attending an event at Harvard University, according to a recent news report from the Boston Herald. Witnesses say Fallon was at the Boston area university to be honored by the Harvard Lampoon for his achievements in comedy. Specifically, he was being given the Elmer Award for Excellence in Humor. While many may not be aware, many of the most famous comedy writers and performers attended Harvard University and were part of the Harvard Lampoon. Continue reading