Hugh Jackman Injured in High-Flying Oprah Stunt

Actor enters via zipline, forgets to pull the brake
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2010 10:02 AM CST

(Newser) – Hugh Jackman crashed Oprah Winfrey’s Australian show … literally. The Aussie star made his entrance via zip line, from the top of the Sydney Opera House to an outdoor stage below. Just one problem: He got so distracted by the huge crowd, he forgot to pull the brake and slammed into the rigging, Reuters reports. “That was so much fun, until the end,” said Jackman, who hurt his eye, upon being rescued. Click for more on Jackman’s stunt gone wrong.

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