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Joy Behar Says She Was Hospitalized Over Avocado Accident

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Truly, this is what it means to be young at heart.

The View co-host Joy Behar revealed during Tuesday’s episode of the talk show that she was unable to come into work on Monday after suffering an injury over the weekend: She stabbed her hand while cutting an avocado. Her explanation is as follows:

“Saturday night, on my way to the event at the retreat, I stabbed myself in the hand with a knife. I was trying to desperately eat something, so I was trying to open an avocado. So I stuck the knife into the pit to get it out…and I stabbed myself.”

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Other than the stabbing part (fingers crossed), this does indeed sound like a typical Saturday night. Unfortunately, Baher’s wound was so bad that the 75-year-old had to spend the night at the hospital, where she was given an antibacterial drip to protect against infection.

Behar continued with her story, saying, “Apparently there is a syndrome called avocado hand. It’s real! The doctor said, ‘We get this all the time.’ And bagels also.” Haha does this mean I’m at-risk for “bagel hand.” Because that has the ring of accuracy.

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These cats are absolutely going to fuck up wax Ed Sheeran, but sure, fine, jut leave him there, catatonic.

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This is the second or third story I’ve read this week about people being hospitalized over avocados.

It’s reaffirmed my method of using a finger to get the pit out vs. using a knife. Yes, I know all those TV chefs make it look so easy...But I like my hands intact. Also, sliced fingers make me woozy AF.