(nowmagazine.co.uk) - James Blunt is to have emergency surgery - on the little finger on his right hand. The singer injured the pinky when he was mobbed by fans at a gig in Asheville, North Carolina, last month. 'I jumped off stage at the end of the gig and was chased by women, and even some men, in the crowd,' he explains. 'I started running and the next thing I knew I had broken my finger. I don't even know how I did it or what made me do it. 'I can't play the piano but I can still play the guitar with my remaining fingers. 'It was a funny moment being chased, but when I got back on stage it was nerve-racking looking down and realising the finger was pointing the wrong way.' Now doctors will have to reset the finger and put it in a plaster. But James, 34, isn't looking forward to the op. 'I need it to be right but the idea of having them take a hammer and smash my finger into two isn't so thrilling,' he tells The Sun. 'I need it fixed. I need all my fingers to work properly. Not just for performing but for partying.'
James Blunt injured after being chased by fans
30 April 2008 09:29 (UTC+04:00)