Michael Strahan was mysteriously absent from Good Morning America on Tuesday, but for good reason.
The 45-year-old TV personality returned to the morning show on Wednesday with a bandage on his right hand. "I had a little accident, lost a little bit of my pinky,” he revealed.
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Strahan then quipped that the crew on GMA were razzing him about the injury. “A guy before just said, ‘Michael, we pinky swear,'" he said. "There’s going to be a lot of jokes for a while, but I’m OK and glad to be back.”
This isn't the first time Strahan's fingers have made headlines. Last year, while sitting next to Lin-Manuel Miranda at a Knicks game, the Hamilton creator tweeted a photo of Strahan's hands. "We sat next to Strahan. He is THE BEST," Miranda wrote. "Also, thanks to football, his fingers do THIS."
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ET spoke with the former NFL pro's rep, who noted that it wasn’t to fix a previous injury
Strahan isn't the first TV personality to show up to work with a hand bandage. Both Jimmy Fallon and Ellen DeGeneres have shared stories on-air about accidentally wounding their fingers. DeGeneres hilariously recalled on her show in March how she ended up in the emergency room after "two glasses of wine." Check it out: