Michael Barrymore injured in horse fall

TV personality Michael Barrymore has been treated for a suspected head injury after being thrown from a horse while filming a new reality TV show.

According to Mail Online the incident occurred while the 58-year-old was taking part in the Channel 4 show Celebrity Coach Trip – in which stars travel across Europe on a coach.

He reportedly hit his head and lost a tooth in the fall which happened in Corsica.

Although he was treated there he has also received further medical attention after collapsing at his home in Essex.

“Michael was thrown from a horse and chipped his tooth – also banging his head,” a spokesman for the star told the website.

“Back in the UK, Michael had an MRI scan which revealed minor bleeding on the brain…He was not allowed to film for two days as a result of the fall.” The spokesman added that he was expected to make a full recovery from his injuries.

A spokesman for Channel 4 said, “The production team took every measure to ensure the strict health and safety protocols in place were adhered to.”

Others taking part in the show include MP Lembit Opik and former WAG Lizzie Cundy.

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