PHOTOS & VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Injured During Stunt On Oprah’s Australian TV Special

Wolverine star Hugh Jackman has been treated for a serious eye injury after a stunt went horribly wrong on the set of Oprah‘s television special in Australia, has learned.

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Jackman zoomed toward the stage on a zip line at the Sydney Opera House but failed to slow down as he neared the landing spot.

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He came to an abrupt halt when his leg struck a studio light, forcing a piece of debris into his eye.

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A member of audience posted this photo (left) on Twitter.

With his two children watching in the audience and visibly upset, Jackman had blood from a cut above his right eye.

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Winfrey rushed to Jackman’s aid before he left the stage to be treated by paramedics.

“I’ve never been hugged by a paramedic,’’ a shaken Jackman laughed before placing an icepack on his eye.

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“That was so much fun until the end.”

While wiping the Hollywood star’s head, Oprah told Jackman in front of an audience of 6000 people: “Let’s get some ice otherwise its going to swell.”

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Filming was suspended.


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