Susanna Reid welcomes ‘uncomfortable’ Ben Shephard back to GMB after leg surgery – .

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Susanna Reid welcomes ‘uncomfortable’ Ben Shephard back to GMB after leg surgery – .


Ben Shephard was welcomed back to Good Morning Britain after his leg surgery about two weeks ago.
The 46-year-old had his leg supported by a chair under the desk as he returned to work today after undergoing surgery after rupturing his ACL, tearing his meniscus and fracturing his leg during a football match.

Delighted he’s back, Ben’s co-host Susanna Reid announced, “Hello stranger! Welcome to the new! “

“Thank you very much,” Ben replied.

Susanna pointed out, “You look a little uncomfortable – I’m just going to take the mini camera. “

She then zoomed in on Ben’s leg, which was supported by a chair.



Ben Shephard was back at GMB today

“I was just thinking, I’ve been gone a few weeks, I’m going to start making the changes!” I feel like I should be able to do the show with my feet up! “

He then explained how he had injured his leg “while trying to pretend [he] was still 25 years old ”.

Ben previously shared a photo and videos of himself in the hospital on his Instagram Stories, saying, “The operation is happening today !! so far so good – arrow on the right leg @andipeters on tv + super stylish socks on. ”



Ben had the operation two weeks ago



He ruptured his ACL, tore his meniscus and fractured his leg

Hours later, tired Ben addressed his fans saying, “Hello everyone, thank you for all the amazing and adorable messages. For those who didn’t know, I ruptured my ACL and tore my knee meniscus while playing soccer. “

He then shared a look at his leg, which was wrapped.

Ben continued, “This is what it looks like at the moment. It’s not a fake tan by the way, I promise, despite my roots in Essex. “



Ben had his leg supported by a chair during the show
Ben had his leg supported by a chair during the show

Pointing to the orange-yellow color of her legs, he joked, “I didn’t pretend to tan before my surgery.

“So they fixed the ACL and the meniscus and now start the rehabilitation – very slow, long, rehabilitation. I have to say the pain relievers seem to be doing the job right now! “

Tagging his co-stars Kate Garraway and Susanna Reid, he added, “Can’t believe I released on pain relievers like this a few years ago!



Susanna noticed that it looked
Susanna noticed that it looked “uncomfortable”

“Kate Garraway and Susanna Reid – what were you thinking letting me broadcast when I felt like this ?!” “

He had previously opened up about his injury after joining Susanna as a co-host on GMB.

Susanna remarked, “I wish I had taken a picture in my dressing room this morning, because Ben came in with a hell of a kick to the leg.”

Ben had joked, “Quite the outfit, yes. “

* Good Morning Britain airs weekdays at 6 a.m. on ITV

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