Susan Sarandon is giving fans a close look at her injury after she took a nasty fall.
On Monday, the Oscar-winning actress took to Instagram to post a photo of herself with the black eye she suffered after she took a tumble last week. Sarandon, who supports Sen. Bernie Sanders’ bid for president, didn’t provide an update on her condition, instead choosing to use the opportunity to speak out about health care.
“I’m lucky. I have Medicare to cover my visit to ER. Everyone deserves the same, not access, not pathway to, not option. M4A saves $,” she captioned the photo, which appears to have been taken in front of a mirror and captures the severity of what she endured. “Nobody loses their home because of cancer, no rationing insulin. You know, like the rest of the free world.”
The picture comes a few days after Sarandon, 73, posted two other images of her face following the fall.
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A little slip = concussion, fractured nose, banged up knee. So, looks like I won’t be able to meet the folks in New Hampshire with Senator Sanders tomorrow. I’m really sorry I’ll miss that opportunity but here’s what I’d hoped to say: This is an emergency. Ask the scientists, the farmers, the creatures in the sea. Ask all those who have lost their homes from hurricanes, flood and fire, ask the endless stream of climate refugees, and the people of Flint, San Juan, and Standing Rock. This is a emergency. Ask the mothers who have lost their children to the opioid epidemic or because of the price of insulin. Ask the mothers who have lost their kids to gun violence in schools, in churches, in their bedrooms. This is an emergency. Ask those separated from their families at the border, or those separated from their loved ones by an unjust, racist, for-profit prison system. This is an emergency when our young people have no hope for education, for dream-making, because of insurmountable student debt. When teachers are forced to have additional jobs and when 40 hours of honest labor can still leave you in poverty. When homophobia, Islamaphobia, transphobia and racism take lives, that is an emergency. This is not the time for a “pathway” to or “framework” for incremental change. Emergencies require bold, visionary leadership. Senator Sanders believes in us and that together a better world is possible. He has been fighting for social, racial and economic justice his entire life, long before running for President, often before it was acceptable. Now it’s time for us to fight for him.
“A little slip = concussion, fractured nose, banged up knee,” she wrote in the caption. In the first photo, Sarandon has a swollen eye. The second shows the eye having bruised.
Sarandon wrote that her accident meant she couldn’t stump for Sanders during an upcoming campaign stop.
“So, looks like I won’t be able to meet the folks in New Hampshire with Senator Sanders tomorrow. I’m really sorry I’ll miss that opportunity,” she wrote.
SOURCE: TODAY Show – Drew Weisholtz