Billy Connolly injures eye after crashing bike exterior Florida house
SIR Billy Connolly has revealed he was left with a nasty eye damage after falling off his bike.
The Large Yin wanted three stitches after taking a tumble onto gravel exterior his house in Key West, Florida.
The comedian stated he cycles to the grocery store usually however one current outing resulted within the accident.
Connolly, 77, who’s affected by Parkinson’s illness, stated there was blood pouring from his eyelid and he seemed like “a holy image”.
The Glasgow-born star described the incident whereas speaking about his life in Florida to broadcaster Janice Forsyth on the Nice Scot podcast.
He stated: “Florida fits me pretty, it is relentlessly sunny and I put on white loads and I cycle.
“I cycle to the grocery store. I’ll get an electrical bike as a result of I am fed up pedalling.
“I fell off and lower my eye, I used to be attempting to get on and I made an a**e of it and fell on a parking place exterior my home that is received gravel.
“I received three stitches on my eyelid. It is taught me to behave.
“It was very bloody, I used to be the centre of consideration for a very long time. It was throughout my white linen, I seemed like a holy image.”
Connolly stated he had beforehand had a crash on his motor trike when travelling alongside Route 66 for a TV sequence.
He added: “I had an accident in America on my trike and I needed to be helicoptered to the hospital. “I am an awesome one for attracting consideration.”
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Connolly’s spouse Pamela Stephenson just lately gave his hundreds of thousands of followers an replace on his well being and stated he’s “doing nicely”.
She posted a photograph of him smiling as he cuddled his pet pooch who is known as Rascal.
The couple are thought to have adopted the canine, who has suffered a damaged leg, from a rescue centre.
They gave a house to a different canine known as Lincoln final 12 months.
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Connolly was diagnosed with Parkinson’s eight years ago after a doctor spotted him walking strangely through the lobby of a hotel in Los Angeles.
He moved to Florida from the couple’s previous home in New York after doctors advised him to live in a warmer climate.
The comedian announced his retirement from stand-up in 2018.
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