By Jack Newman For Mailonline
Published: 00:44 BST, 3 May 2020 | Updated: 00:44 BST, 3 May 2020
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
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.
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'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.'sonos