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Law & Order star Mariska Hargitay hospitalized for multiple leg injuries

Law & Order star Mariska Hargitay hospitalized for multiple injuries including a broken leg, torn ligament and a hairline fracture in her ankle

  • The Law & Order: SVU star confirmed the news herself on Wednesday via her official Instagram account 
  • Hargitay – the daughter of Hollywood legend Jayne Mansfield – revealed she suffered broken knee, a hairline fracture in her ankle, and a torn ligament

Law & Order: SVU star has been Mariska Hargitay hospitalized for multiple leg injuries, the actress confirmed on Wednesday. 

Hargitay – the daughter of Hollywood legend Jayne Mansfield – posted the news herself to Instagram writing: ‘That feeling when you go to the doctor, get an MRI and find out that you have a broken knee, a hairline fracture in your ankle, and a torn ligament.’

The 57-year-old added: ‘It’s always a good idea to go to the doctor. Immediately.’

One of the highest-paid actresses on television, with an estimated annual salary of $13 million and an estimated net worth of $100 million, included a picture of herself leaving the emergency room in New York. 

Ouch: Law & Order star Mariska Hargitay revealed that she had been hospitalized for multiple injuries including a broken leg on Wednesday 

She added a slew of hashtags warning fans to listen to their bodies, saying ‘trust the experts,’ as well as joking ‘you should see the other guy.’ 

The actress also told fans it wasn’t as serious as it sounded, revealing: ‘Great news is I don’t need surgery.’ 

The 5′ 8″ brunette actress displayed both a knee and ankle brace in cut-off sweatpants as she posed for a picture outside the hospital. 

It is not yet clear how the accident happened, but just earlier this week, the actress was seen filming scenes for her hit show alongside co-star Christopher Meloni.  

Hargitay is married to Peter Hermann, an actor who she met on set of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. They have three children together. 

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