Mickey Rourke, 69, shocks fans as he reveals gruesome photo of bloody gash on forehead after scary accident


MICKEY Rourke shared a gruesome photo to his Instagram page revealing a bloody gash on his forehead.

The 69-year-old actor and Masked Singer alum spoke about his scary accident in the caption.

Mickey Rourke shocked fans as he revealed a scary accident
The gruesome photo showed a bloody gash on his forehead from ‘skateboarding’

Mickey revealed in his Instagram post on Tuesday that he fell and cut open his head.

“Looks like my skateboarding days are over,” the famous actor playfully captioned the post that was otherwise not so cheery.

In the image, the Hollywood veteran held his hand with bruised nails up to his head.

He stared towards the camera with bleary eyes revealing his forehead gash which ran up the center of his face.

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Behind him, the room showed a stack of white towels and what appeared to be a pillow with a dark stain.

As Page Six noted, it’s unclear if the accident was from shooting a project or just leisure gone terribly wrong.

According to his IMDB, Mickey has three movies in the works including one called Murder at Hollow Creek.

Fans flooded the comments section with their concern over the “intensity” of the image.

“That’s how my snowboarding career ended in 13 painfully in the hospital,” one wrote.

“Stop skateboarding wtf?!” wrote another.

“Dude you’re 65. Chill out or it’ll be your hip next time,” bashed a third.

“Helmet, Mick!” wrote a fourth.


In 2014, when he was 62, Rourke knocked out a man half his age in the ring – he’s been boxing for decades.

“I’ve got some things going on in my life so that [boxing has] sort of saved me from myself,” Rourke told Russian TV at the time.

From 1964 to 1973, Rourke racked up an amateur boxing record of 27 wins, including 12 straight knockouts and three losses.

Mickey famously played a pro wrestler in 2008’s The Wrestler, winning an Academy Award for Best Actor with many considering it a “comeback” for him.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mickey Rourke has an estimated net worth of around $10million – and he began boxing as a teenager, continuing to do so as his star power rose.

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He also appeared on The Masked Singer in 2020 which some fans called the “weirdest” episode in the show’s history.

Mickey has no children, and has been dating Russian model Anastassija Makarenko since 2009.

Mickey Rourke shocked fans after the 69-year-old revealed gruesome photo of his bloodied forehead from skateboarding

He’s also a prolific boxer with fans ‘concerned’ he’s ‘still’ pursuing extreme sports

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