Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro, 43, badly injures his hand while bowling resulting in two surgeries

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Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro injured his right hand so badly he has had to endure two surgeries.

And now the 43-year-old TV standout will be spending the next few months in recovery as he tries to regain use of his hand.

The injury, which he has described as ‘terrible,’ happened on Sunday when he was bowling with his wife Lisa and their kids at his home in New Jersey.

After surgeries: Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro injured his right hand so badly he has had to endure two surgeries. And now the 43-year-old TV standout will be spending the next few months in recovery as he tries to regain use of his hand; seen in the hospital

Buddy shared the news on Facebook when he uploaded a photo of himself in a hospital bed with his arm propped up.

‘I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,’ he wrote in the caption. ‘What do you think of my new accessory?’ he joked about his cast.   

‘Hey guys, Buddy here, I had a really bad accident the other day at my house with my hand … thank you for all your love and support, we’re going to get through this together,’ he added on Instagram.

He was released from the hospital on Wednesday and is recovering at home.  

Painful: 'I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,' he wrote in the caption.'What do you think of my new accessory?' he joked about his cast.

Painful: ‘I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,’ he wrote in the caption. ‘What do you think of my new accessory?’ he joked about his cast.

Sweet things: Valastro is best known as the star of the reality television series Cake Boss, which premiered in April 2009

Sweet things: Valastro is best known as the star of the reality television series Cake Boss, which premiered in April 2009

Gruesome: His rep told People how the accident took place.'There was a malfunction with the bowling pinsetter, a common fix in the past, but turned into a terrible accident,' the rep said.'After trying to release the bowling pin from the cage mechanism, his right hand became lodged and compressed inside the unit,' they continued; seen in 2019

Gruesome: His rep told People how the accident took place. ‘There was a malfunction with the bowling pinsetter, a common fix in the past, but turned into a terrible accident,’ the rep said. ‘After trying to release the bowling pin from the cage mechanism, his right hand became lodged and compressed inside the unit,’ they continued; seen in 2019

His rep told People how the accident took place. ‘There was a malfunction with the bowling pinsetter, a common fix in the past, but turned into a terrible accident,’ the rep said.

‘After trying to release the bowling pin from the cage mechanism, his right hand became lodged and compressed inside the unit,’ they continued.

‘Unable to remove his hand, he can see a 1-1/2′ metal rod slowly and repeatedly impale his hand three times between his ring finger and middle finger.’

He endured five minutes of the same move, crushing his hand.

She was by his side: His wife Lisa Valastro helped him after the accident; seen at the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards in November 2019 in Santa Monica, California

She was by his side: His wife Lisa Valastro helped him after the accident; seen at the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards in November 2019 in Santa Monica, California

His cute kids: His sons Buddy Jr., 16, and Marco, 13, sprung into action by using a reciprocating saw'to cut through the metal rod and relieve his father from the machine,' according to the rep; with all three kids, including daughter Sofia, in 2016

His cute kids: His sons Buddy Jr., 16, and Marco, 13, sprung into action by using a reciprocating saw ‘to cut through the metal rod and relieve his father from the machine,’ according to the rep; with all three kids, including daughter Sofia, in 2016

His sons Buddy Jr., 16, and Marco, 13, sprung into action by using a reciprocating saw ‘to cut through the metal rod and relieve his father from the machine,’ according to the rep.

He was rushed to Morristown Memorial in New Jersey for his first surgery then Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan for his second operation where orthopedic surgeon Dr Michelle Carlson worked on him. 

‘It will be an uphill battle as it’s Buddy’s dominant right hand and he will need prolonged recovery and therapy,’ Valastro’s rep added.  

With his pals: Valastro, poses with Duff Goldman, and Ted Allen at the Discovery Upfront 2018 at the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City in 2018

With his pals: Valastro, poses with Duff Goldman, and Ted Allen at the Discovery Upfront 2018 at the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City in 2018

Valastro is best known as the star of the reality television series Cake Boss, which premiered in April 2009.

In 2018 he said talked to People about how much he likes to stay at home.

‘Honestly, I don’t like to go out,’ he noted.

He revealed that in addition to a fully-stocked refrigerator his kitchen, he also has an industrial-sized fridge and freezer in their garage. ‘All Italians got a refrigerator in the garage,’ he told the magazine. ‘That’s what we do.’

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