British actress Kate Beckinsale did not have the best of nights as she shared photos from her hospital stay after suffering a ruptured ovarian cyst.
The 45-year-old took it to Instagram to inform her fans that she was recently at the hospital. The Underworld star posted two photos, one of her with a nasal breathing tube and tears in her eyes, and the other of her lying on her side in bed.
“Turns out a ruptured ovarian cyst really hurts and morphine makes me cry. So thankful to everyone who looked after me,” Kate captioned the post, adding that she’s “wobbly.”
Many of her fans rushed to the comment section to send their well wishes. “Sending you healing powerful energy for a quick full recovery,” one person wrote, while another said, “Ouch! So sorry you are going through that awful pain. Sending strength and love.” One user added, “I totally understand your pain. The first time that happened to me I couldn’t move. I don’t like taking painkillers so I dealt with the pain. Feel better.” Even comedian Sarah Silverman responded with, “OMG.”
The Pearl Harbor actress also revealed that her “mum took” the photos. “I would not have posted it if we had not noticed someone in a car taking a photo of me leaving the hospital in a wheelchair,” she explained. “I have Instagram largely to have my own honest narrative and not have to always be ambushed by stories that come out that are invented. I’d prefer to say what happened than endure speculation and so I chose to share.”
She continued, “I agree, it’s not a normal impulse [to post a hospital photo]. But it’s not normal to be photographed in vulnerable situations by people you don’t know either.”
Here’s hoping Kate begins to feel better soon.