Details Are Fuzzy, but Mariska Hargitay Is Injured

'Law & Order: SVU' star posts picture on Instagram
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 20, 2021 1:21 AM CDT
Mariska Hargitay Somehow Ended Up With Bad Leg Injuries
In this image from video, Mariska Hargitay of New York, speaks during the third night of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.   (Democratic National Convention via AP)

The details are fuzzy, but somehow Mariska Hargitay ended up with a broken knee, fractured ankle, and torn ligament. The Law & Order: SVU star revealed the news on Instagram on Wednesday along with a picture of herself with a knee brace on her right leg and a boot on her left ankle, People reports. "#ThatFeelingWhen, you go to the doctor, get an MRI and find out" about the injuries, she captioned it, adding, "It’s always a good idea to go to the doctor. Immediately. #ListenToYourBody #TrustTheExperts." She didn't explain what happened. The New York Daily News reports that in a reply to a comment, she said "Can u believe it??? While I was working!" But she clarified in the caption that the injuries did not happen at work. They also did not require surgery. (More Mariska Hargitay stories.)

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