An American reality show star has revealed that he hasn’t been able to walk since he fainted during filming over 4 months ago.
Bachelor in Paradise American contestant Casey Woods shared an update on Instagram, revealing that he has been trapped in a cast with crutches since an unfortunate incident that occurred on the show.
“Went into Heaven at my best physically, mentally and spiritually…left with 3 broken bones…have been over 4 months without walking,” he wrote, alongside a gallery of photos. including X-rays of his feet.
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“But try to stay positive…thanks to everyone who sent the sweet messages…it means the whole world,” he added.
Woods fainted when he was in the process of developing some serious rumors during filming in Mexico.
He was said to be filming a conversation with one of the women on the show when he suddenly fainted and injured his ankle, very badly, in a fall.
Woods now claims he has undergone three ankle surgeries since the incident.
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Speaking on Happy hour for bachelors podcast, he said, “I’ve never fainted before… Honestly, it happened in a matter of seconds. The last thing I remember was turning to Rodney. [a contestant] and said, ‘I feel dizzy. I thought I was going to faint. ‘
“And then I woke up on the ground,” he said. “I opened my eyes. I didn’t realize my ankle had just been destroyed. I was actually trying to get up and that’s when I said, ‘Oh my God.'”
When Woods arrived at the hospital in an ambulance, doctors said he had broken all three important bones in his ankle.
“I had three weeks before I could even have surgery because the swelling was so severe,” he revealed. “[For] a little over a month, [for] 23 hours a day [I was] in bed, legs up, unable to do anything. Thankfully, that time my loving parents took care of me and I couldn’t be more grateful.”
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