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'Cake Boss' Star Buddy Valastro Impales His Hand During Bowling Accident

'Cake Boss' Star Buddy Valastro Impales His Hand During Bowling Accident

Buddy Valastro is on the mend, but still has a long way to go after suffering a major injury during a recent bowling tournament.

The 43-year-old Cake Boss star and owner of Carlo’s Bakery revealed the news to his fans on social media, which shows his hand wrapped up and elevated after the devastating accident.

“I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago… 😔 What do you think of my new accessory?” he asked his fans on Instagram.

According to Buddy‘s rep, via People, the accident happened over the weekend while Buddy was spending some time with his family at home, which has a bowling alley.

“There was a malfunction with the bowling pinsetter, a common fix in the past, but it turned into a terrible accident,” the reps explained. “After trying to release the bowling pin from the cage mechanism, his right hand became lodged and compressed inside the unit. Unable to remove his hand, he can see a 1-1/2″ metal rod slowly and repeatedly impale his hand three times between his ring finger and middle finger.”

Buddy‘s two sons, Buddy Jr. and Marco, had to use a reciprocating saw “to cut through the metal rod and relieve his father from the machine.”

After going to the hospital, Buddy went through two surgeries on his hand.

“It will be an uphill battle as it’s Buddy’s dominant right hand and he will need prolonged recovery and therapy,” his rep added about his recovery.

Sending our thoughts to Buddy for a speedy recovery.

Just recently, Buddy made something special for Gigi Hadid‘s birthday earlier this year. See what it was…

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