Alison Hammond shared the moment she fell over in her garden in the rain while wearing no underwear live on TV.
The presenter returned to This Morning to host Friday morning’s show alongside Dermot O’Leary and was left red-face as she revealed she ended up flashing her CCTV system while taking a tumble.
Alison explained that she had wanted to enjoy the torrential rain in the UK last week, so stepped out onto her patio tiles, but slipped over and cut open her leg – all while baring all on camera.
Oops: Alison Hammond was left red-faced as she revealed on This Morning on Friday she fell over in her garden and flashing her CCTV while wearing no underwear
The unfortunate fall occurred last Friday after Alison had finished filming the ITV daytime show. She had been sitting under the pergola in her garden when it started rain and decided to embrace the downpour.
Alison – who was seen with a huge bandage on her leg – recalled: ‘I was chilling out under the pergola… I started walking out, had the rain in my face and something terrible happened.’
‘This is my CCTV, then what happens… I slip,’ she confessed, before revealing why the footage show on This Morning had a heart covering Alison below the waist.
She laughed: ‘The reason why there is a little heart there is because I like to chill out and take all my underwear off, so there’s a little heart there to cover my modesty.
Ouch: The TV presenter was seen with a huge bandage on her leg covering her wound
X-rated: Alison confessed she doesn’t like to wear underwear while chilling out at home which meant she ended up flashing while taking a tumble
Cheeky: She left viewers in stitches as she revealed the heart was to cover her modesty
‘It was quite a bad fall you know, it’s raining, it’s full on, I can’t get up because I think I’ve broken my leg.
‘My brother comes out to try and help me out, his bottom is all over CCTV.’
Alison admitted that the whole experience was traumatic and joked that she was unable to show a photo of her injured leg as it wasn’t appropriate ‘pre-watershed’.
Dermot seemed to agree as he said he was horrified after noticing the wound on Alison’s leg, as they arrived ahead of their live broadcast this morning.
‘I casually looked down and was like, “Alison what the hell?” She had this massive open wound, gash on her leg,’ Dermot revealed.
Shocked viewers were seen flocking to Twitter over Alison’s X-rated revelation, with one person tweeting: ‘Lord have mercy Alison, too much information on a Friday morning.’
Traumatised: Alison said the fall was traumatic and her brother had to help her off the floor
Time for a change: It was the second time she has fallen over on the tiles, with Alison revealing she’s now changed them for new ones
Amused: This Morning viewers flocked to Twitter after being left shocked by Alison’s X-rated revelation live on air
Another was left in stitches, as they posted: ‘ OH MY GOD ALLISON FALLING OVER HAS MADE MY DAY!!! #ThisMorning.’
A third added: ‘Alison always makes me smile! She gives no sh**s and I love it! #ThisMorning.’
The drama didn’t stop there, however, as Alison then revealed she spent seven hours in hospital after discovering a vein on the back of her knee.
Worried that it could be an onset of Deep Vein Thrombosis (known as DVT), Alison sought out medical help.
Drama: Alison then spent over seven hours in hospital getting a vein checked behind her knee
DVT is a blood clot in a vein and usually occurs in the leg. The condition can be dangerous and if suspected, people are advised to get medical help as soon as possible.
‘A vein popped up on back of my knee, I was in hospital for seven hours,’ she vented.
Luckily for Alison it was a false alarm, as she continued: ‘No DVT – it was just a vein. I’m just getting old. It might have been an overreaction.’
She added that her fall was the second time she had fallen over on her garden tiles, so all this week she’s committed to having them changed.
Friday marked Alison and Dermot’s last show on This Morning until September, as they are set to take a break from their presenting duties over the summer holidays.
This Morning airs weekdays on ITV from 10am.
Taking a break: Alison and her This Morning co-host Dermot O’Leary will be taking a hiatus from the show over the summer holidays