Gymnast Shawn Johnson Hospitalized After Freak Accident

Shawn Johnson

Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson found herself in the hospital not to welcome her first child with husband Andrew East, but because of a “freak accident.”

The Dancing With the Stars champion took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal that she had been rushed to the ER after she broke her big toe.

“38 weeks pregnant and in the ER……. for a broken big toe,” Shawn Johnson captioned a photo of herself in a hospital bed. “hahaha only me. All is good, just adding a little more swag to my big mama waddle these days.”

Johnson had opened up about the injury on her Instagram Story Sunday night as East was driving her home from the hospital. “Well guys, we had a really eventful night. We are currently headed home from the emergency room,” she explained. “It had nothing to do with the baby.”

“I dropped a piece of concrete on my foot — a piece of concrete fell on my foot because I was real[ly] excited about petting a dog…and I broke my big toe just in half,” Johnson continued. “Pretty nasty, so that happened.”

Shawn went on to assure her fans that “all is good, baby’s good, everything’s good,” adding that she opted not to take anything for the pain “because [of the] baby.”

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