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BGT’s Jonathan Goodwin seen in first photo in wheelchair after stunt failure left him paralyzed

Stuntman Jonathan Goodwin, who is engaged to British actress Amanda Abbington, was paralyzed for life after a fireball stunt went horribly wrong, and he fell 30 feet trying to escape. from a straight coat

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Jonathan Goodwin performing in Britain’s Got Talent final 2019

Britain’s Got Talent star Jonathan Goodwin has shared his first wheelchair photo after it was revealed he was paralyzed.

The 42-year-old Welsh stuntman, who has also appeared on the American version of ITV’s talent show, was injured for life when a stuntman suffered a horrific incident in October 2017. Last year, during the filming of America’s Got Talent: Extreme.

Jonathan was trying to escape a straight coat while hovering 30 feet in the air between two burning cars at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Georgia, but instead was crushed between the two cars and fell to the ground. 30 feet.

He was hospitalized for four months, and his fiancee, actress Amanda Abbington, recently revealed Jonathan had suffered a severed spinal cord, third degree burns, broken spine and broken leg.






The stuntman was paralyzed after a terrible accident

It is unlikely he will walk again, and Jonathan addressed the long-term effects of the injury in a positive social media post.

Posting his first photo of himself in a wheelchair, he revealed he was separated from his beloved dog while recovering in hospital.

“Six months ago, I went to practice something and let this little hairy monkey wait patiently for me…” Jonathan began.






Jonathan was discharged in February





Fiancée Amanda Abbington says he almost died twice

“He didn’t see his dad again until just a couple of weeks ago and when he finally did, Dad had amazing new cakes,” he continued.

“A lot of things have changed in the last six months, but love is the same and I love so much. Looking forward to my next chapters and becoming a roll model,” he added.

He took to his Instagram Story and shared another photo of himself, as he told his followers that being paralyzed “could be a permanent sit (sic)”.

“Thanks for all the love and lovely messages. To answer some questions, I have a T11 spinal cord injury which means I am paralyzed from the waist down,” explains Jonathan.






He also suffered third-degree burns, as well as a severed spinal cord and broken vertebrae.

“It can be a long seat. However, if any of you want to race, I’m pretty sure I can beat you guys #bringit,” he joked.

In an interview on the Out to Lunch podcast with Jay Rayner, the Sherlock star discussed her fiancé’s accident and said the stunt cars were launched too soon, which resulted in Jonathan being killed. crushed.

“He fell 30 feet and broke a kidney, broke both shoulder blades, broke both legs. Third degree burns, broken spine, severed spinal cord and almost died. And then on the operating table, he almost died,” she shared.

“He was paralyzed and is now in a wheelchair. Unless there’s some kind of stem cell surgery or something that Elon Musk is designing with a small chip, he’s just going to be,” Amanda sadly added.

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