"Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro wants to hear from fans after impaling his hand in a gruesome accident.
On Wednesday, the TLC star took to his Instagram Story to share a photo of himself lying in a hospital bed with a bandage around his hand. Attached to the photo was a phone number where fans could reach him.
"Stay in touch, send me a text message at 201-822-9218," he wrote across the picture.
Valastro's IG post comes after the 43-year-old -old suffered a hand injury while bowling at his family's home in New Jersey on Sunday.
A representative of the reality star told People that Valastro was spending time with his loved ones when a malfunction occurred in his bowling alley.
"There was a malfunction with the bowling tweezers, a common solution in the past, but it turned out to be a terrible accident," the spokesman said.
"After trying to free the bowling pin from the cage mechanism, his right hand was inserted and compressed inside the unit."
The machine then continued to stick his hand repeatedly. "He cannot remove his hand, he can see a 1
Valastro's sons, Buddy Jr., 16, and Marco, 13, then used a saw for to cut through the metal and free the danger from the machine.
It is unclear how long it will take before the confectioner can return to Carlo & # 39 ;s Bakery and return to do what he knows best. "It will be a uphill battle, as it is Buddy's dominant right hand, and he will need prolonged recovery and therapy, "the spokesman revealed.