A legendary BBC presenter has stunned viewers as she appeared on live television with a “black eye” and her arm in a sling.
The 59-year-old news presenter traveled to Wolverhampton for Question Time to discuss the latest political news.
But before she began the debate, Fiona Bruce opened up to viewers at home about her mysterious injuries.
The journalist appeared on screen with a black eye and her arm in a sling.
She told BBC viewers that she had a bad accident while riding.
Fiona said: “I thought I would just mention it. It’s the least interesting thing on the show, but in case you’re wondering, I broke my hand and have what remains of a black eye from falling off a horse.” . And that’s all I have to say about it.”
Some viewers reacted with shock on X, formerly known as Twitter.
One wrote: “Fiona Bruce says she has a broken hand and a black eye from ‘falling off a horse’.”
A second added: “This looks like a terrible accident.”
A third wrote: “Fiona fell off her horse! But luckily she seems to be fine.”
Fiona has previously spoken about her experiences with horse riding and revealed that she started riding in 2011.
She told that Daily Mail: “I started riding very late. I’ll always be a bit of an idiot, but I love it.”
Fiona continued: “It takes me to a different place. I can’t think of anything else. I love being around horses. I love the speed. I love being outside.”