Carrie Underwood Reveals Facial Injury in Note to Fans

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood was involved in an accident after falling on the steps of her house in November.

The country star, 34, didn't detail the nature of the injuries to her face, but recounted that a doctor told husband Mike Fisher that he put "between 40 and 50 stitches in" to close a wound to her face. She was treated for a broken wrist and cuts, forcing her to pull out of the Country Rising benefit concert two days later, but the singer had not revealed the extent of her injuries until now.

After an wonderful year for her, Country singer #Carrie Underwood rang in the #New Year a little differently this year.

In a letter sent to her fan club members on Sunday, Underwood revealed that in addition to having surgery on her wrist and undergoing physical therapy, she's been healing from serious facial injuries as well. "I am determined to make 2018 incredible and I want to share things with you along the way", she wrote. Underwood shared with fans that after seven weeks of recovery, she is ready to tell people, but not ready to show them.

The 34-year-old Grammy victor, who is the face of Olay and Almay, said that for some time she wasn't ready to talk about it. But last week, Carrie posted a picture of herself which showed her face nearly completely covered by a hat and scarf as she enjoyed a snowy break with her husband and their son Isaiah. "It's insane how a freak random accident can change your life", she wrote on her fan page, according to Entertainment Tonight.

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"I honestly don't know how things are going to end up but I do know this: I am grateful", she wrote. It is sad that she feels she has to hide her face from the public.

She wrote that when she's ready to get in front of a camera, she wants fans to understand why she quote "might look a bit different".

Underwood hopes to be back in studio next week.

She is however grateful that the injuries were not much worse.

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