PADDY McGuinness underwent surgery to repair her knee, admitting it was a “relief” after a six-month wait.
The former Take Me Out presenter – who now heads the BBC’s Top Gear – took to Instagram to reveal he’s been under the knife this week.
Paddy, 48, shared before and after snaps of his knee, showing his left leg wrapped in a large bandage following surgery.
The comedian explained that he suffered a nasty injury last year – but had to put his repair on hold after “managing it” for six months.
“The same before and after,” he captioned the post. “Finally my knee surgery is done! I’ve managed with it for 6 months, what a relief it’s finally sorted out.
“Rest for a few days now, then we’ll move this puppy! I have a torn meniscus on my side, along with a blue surgical sock. Both were successfully removed.”
Paddy’s friends and fans congratulated him better in the comments, encouraging him to “do his homework” and wish him a “quick recovery”.
“Had the same op 3 years ago, knees have been great since then, make sure you do your exercises and all will be perfect!” one person wrote.
“Wishing you a speedy recovery,” said a second, while a third added: “Literally the same day done the same day… another leg! Get well soon.”
Paddy continued his story for more updates, explaining that he was using his hospital break to watch TV.
“Had been hospitalized to treat a knee, I thought I’d use the time to catch up with Ozark,” he said in his following. “PS. I’m still a bit sedated.”
Last month, Paddy was seen Open up to fans about his depression diagnosed on his TV show alongside his wife Christine.
The TV presenter revealed how the weight of having two autistic children sent him into a spiral of depression that forced him to seek treatment.
In a series of powerful scenes with his wife, ChristineThe presenter revealed his fear that the diagnoses of the twins, eight-year-old Leo and Penelope and five-year-old Felicity, could mean they never knew how much he loved them.
Viewers were in tears as they watched the couple share about their family life.
One person wrote: “Just watched this and thank you, Paddy and Christine. Tears shed because my wife and I have an autistic son, and he’s five years old – all you’re doing say is our life every day.”
Another posted: “Five minutes later and my wife was in tears. The mask part really went home. Thank you Paddy, Christine and family.”
A third said: “Paddy and Christine, I cried. I had the same flashbacks as Christine going through so many similar ordeals.”
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