Susan Sarandon shares more photos of her injuries after suffering a serious fall

Publish Date
Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 3:28PM

WARNING: Graphic content.


Earlier this week Susan Sarandon revealed she is recuperating at home after suffering a serious fall over the weekend.

The 73-year-old actress was due to speak at a town hall in support of American senator Bernie Sanders, who is bidding to be the United States presidential candidate for the Democratic Party, but had to cancel her appearance after she slipped and suffered a concussion.

She has now taken to Instagram to tell fans she feels "lucky" to have a had a healthcare plan to cover her medical bills.

Alongside the post, Sarandon shared a close-up picture of her face, showing a black eye and swelling on her forehead.

Alongside the photos, the Thelma & Louise actress wrote: "I'm lucky. I have Medicare to cover my visit to ER. Everyone deserves the same, not access, not pathway to, not option. M4A saves $. Nobody loses their home because of cancer, no rationing insulin. You know, like the rest of the free world. #bernie2020."

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A little slip = concussion, fractured nose, banged up knee. So, looks like I won’t be able to meet the folks in New Hampshire with Senator Sanders tomorrow. I’m really sorry I’ll miss that opportunity but here’s what I’d hoped to say: This is an emergency. Ask the scientists, the farmers, the creatures in the sea. Ask all those who have lost their homes from hurricanes, flood and fire, ask the endless stream of climate refugees, and the people of Flint, San Juan, and Standing Rock. This is a emergency. Ask the mothers who have lost their children to the opioid epidemic or because of the price of insulin. Ask the mothers who have lost their kids to gun violence in schools, in churches, in their bedrooms. This is an emergency. Ask those separated from their families at the border, or those separated from their loved ones by an unjust, racist, for-profit prison system. This is an emergency when our young people have no hope for education, for dream-making, because of insurmountable student debt. When teachers are forced to have additional jobs and when 40 hours of honest labor can still leave you in poverty. When homophobia, Islamaphobia, transphobia and racism take lives, that is an emergency. This is not the time for a “pathway” to or “framework” for incremental change. Emergencies require bold, visionary leadership. Senator Sanders believes in us and that together a better world is possible. He has been fighting for social, racial and economic justice his entire life, long before running for President, often before it was acceptable. Now it’s time for us to fight for him.

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Sarandon has not yet explained how her injury happened.

We're wishing her a speedy recovery!