When she did share photos of herself, she seemed to hide most of her facemaking fans question just how serious the injuries were. Now, with the singer preparing to take the stage for the first time since the fall at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, where she'll debut her new song "Cry Pretty," ET is looking back to Underwood's painful, inspiring recovery journey. Just days after hosting the CMA Awards, the year-old country singer fell down some steps while walking outside around her home in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Carrie Underwood went into detail for the first time about the gruesome accident she suffered last November that left her needing at least 40 stitches on her face. The singer — who kept a low profile for months following the accident — revealed the injury she sustained occurred "around her mouth" and said it took place when she fell on a set of steps while walking her dogs. Underwood also suffered a broken right wrist in the fall.
The country pop star, 34, suffered a broken wrist and extensive facial injuries when she fell down some steps outside her home in November last year. After surgery, she warned fans she was "not quite looking the same" after the accident, but gradually appears to be sharing photos of herself again. It's crazy how a freak random accident can change your life.
Underwood also sustained a previously reported broken wrist in the fallwhich took place on the steps to her home. She cautioned fans that she may look "a bit different" when they see her again. I'll spare you the gruesome details, but when I came out of surgery the night of my fall, the doctor told [Underwood's husband] Mike that he had put between 40 and 50 stitches in.
WATCH: Carrie Underwood is bringing in by sharing details about more injuries that she suffered after a fall that broke her wrist. Carrie Underwood is ringing in by sharing more details about more injuries that she suffered after a fall that broke her wrist. In addition to breaking my wrist, I somehow managed to injure my face as well.
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Carrie Underwood. Getty Images. Carrie Underwood suffered an injury in a fall at her Nashville home that resulted in her needing between 40 and 50 stitches in her face, the country singer said in a year-end note to her fans. Underwood, 34, previously said that she broke her wrist in the same fall, which occurred on the steps of her home in November.
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She also sustained a previously reported broken wrist in the fall, which took place on the steps to her home. And she cautioned fans that she may look "a bit different" when they see her again. I'll spare you the gruesome details, but when I came out of surgery the night of my fall, the doctor told [Underwood's husband] Mike that he had put between 40 and 50 stitches in. Carrie Underwood in September ; Image: Instagram.