Friday, July 19, 2024

Mariska Hargitay, aka Olivia Benson on “SVU,” Suffers Broken knee, a Hairline Ankle Fracture, Torn Ligament “Not at Work”


As Olivia Benson, actress Mariska Hargitay has been beaten up, held hostage, threatened with rape, and fought her way out of many battles.

But yesterday she took a picture outside New York’s famed Hospital for Special Surgery and declared and MRI had shown a broken knee, a hairline ankle fracture and a torn ligament.

And she reassures us, this did not happen at work!

Nevertheless, Mariska looks pretty great in her photo. But ouch! Accidents begin at home!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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