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Tonight Show shuts down after Jimmy Fallon is rushed into surgery

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

Can someone lend Jimmy Fallon a hand, please?

Jimmy Fallon's crazy antics on-screen might just be for show, but something happened offscreen that left him with a pretty gnarly injury.

The Tonight Show host was forced to cancel today's taping after a bad fall left him hospitalized. While some news outlets initially reported Fallon was in ICU, thankfully it's not nearly that serious.

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"Jimmy Fallon was required to have minor surgery after injuring his hand at his Manhattan apartment this morning," his rep explained in a statement. "He is expected to make a full recovery."

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The Tonight Show was scheduled for a two-week summer hiatus starting Monday, so Fallon will have lots of time to heal over the holiday.

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