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Jimmy Fallon injury forces cancellation of Tonight Show taping on Friday

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UPDATE: Jimmy Fallon tweeted a photo of his hand injury on Friday, and explained how he wound up under the knife. “Tripped and caught my fall (good thing)! Ring caught on side of table almost ripped my finger off (bad thing),” Fallon wrote on Twitter.

EARLIER: Jimmy Fallon injured his hand, and, as a result, Friday’s taping of The Tonight Show has been canceled.

The NBC show announced the news on its Twitter account, noting that Fallon is “totally fine.” A source close to the show said Fallon’s injury required minor surgery.