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'Still haven't found the missing piece': Louis Theroux chops off the top of his finger while cutting an onion in horror cookery accident

By Jack Newman For Mailonline

Published: 00:44 BST, 3 May 2020 | Updated: 00:44 BST, 3 May 2020

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Louis Theroux has chopped off the top of his finger during a cooking accident.

The documentarian, 49, had to bandage himself up on Saturday evening after he had the mishap while chopping a red onion.

The journalist shared a snap of his injury on Instagram while looking rather glum.

Kitchen accident: Louis Theroux, 49, cut the top of his finger off on Saturday night while chopping a red onion

Kitchen accident: Louis Theroux, 49, cut the top of his finger off on Saturday night while chopping a red onion

He explained he had been making a Jamie Oliver recipe for carrot and coriander pancakes when he cut the top of his finger.

The father-of-three said he 'went pale and had to lie down' after the accident. 

He admitted: 'Family not impressed by my lack of stoicism. Me too frankly. 

Throwback: Louis, pictured with Tiger King's Joe Exotic in 2011, said his family was 'not impressed by his lack of stoicism'

Throwback: Louis, pictured with Tiger King's Joe Exotic in 2011, said his family was 'not impressed by his lack of stoicism'

'Still haven't found the missing piece of finger.'

In the comments under the post, TV presenter Matt Baker joked: 'I think the recipe says ginger not finger.'

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