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Anthea Turner fractures her foot after tripping on a curb while rushing for a taxi

Anthea Turner has revealed she’s fractured her foot after tripping on a curb while rushing for a taxi.

The TV presenter, 61, took to Instagram on Thursday where she shared a series of images documenting her movements the previous day, with the star revealing she injured herself shortly before attending the Pink Ribbon Foundation’s clothing launch at the Martinez Club in Soho. 

In a lengthy post, Anthea explained that she had fractured her 5th metatarsal and will have to wear a medical boot, as she jokingly remarked: ‘So, yesterday didn’t work out as expected!’  

Oh no! Anthea Turner has revealed she’s fractured her foot after tripping on a curb while rushing for a taxi

Detailing what had happened throughout her day, she told how she went to a department store to get an outfit altered before heading off to Soho for a photoshoot to promote Pink Ribbon’s new Pink Boob T-shirt.

However, as she hurried into a taxi to head to the event, she twisted her foot on a dropped curb.

Despite being in immense pain, Anthea still attended the event where she mingled with the likes of Laura Whitmore and former Page 3 girl, Danielle Mason. 

Ouch: The TV presenter, 61, explained that she had fractured her 5th metatarsal and will have to wear a medical boot, as she jokingly remarked: 'So, yesterday didn’t work out as expected!'

Ouch: The TV presenter, 61, explained that she had fractured her 5th metatarsal and will have to wear a medical boot, as she jokingly remarked: ‘So, yesterday didn’t work out as expected!’

She then explained that after the event, she dropped by the hospital where doctors gave her the bad news about her foot.

Her Instagram post saw a series of images including a scan of her fractured foot and a picture of her waiting in A&E as well as other images of the hospital.

Other images saw her injured foot in a medical boot as well as her infrared facemask resting on her foot.

She explained to her followers: ‘Just after I took this picture outside Fenwicks hailed a black cab, but rushing to get in tripped on a dropped curb twisting my foot, immediately it started to hurt and by the time I arrived @martinezbarlondon where the shoot was taking place, was in total agony.’

Smiling through the pain: The star revealed she injured herself shortly before attending the Pink Ribbon Foundation's clothing launch at the Martinez Club in Soho

Smiling through the pain: The star revealed she injured herself shortly before attending the Pink Ribbon Foundation’s clothing launch at the Martinez Club in Soho

Explanation: In a detailed post, Anthea told her followers about her day, saying that after the event, she dropped by the hospital where doctors gave her the bad news about her foot

Explanation: In a detailed post, Anthea told her followers about her day, saying that after the event, she dropped by the hospital where doctors gave her the bad news about her foot

She went on: ‘So after posing around decided to go home via Chelsea and Westminster A&E – actually on the insistence of Mark and another Black Cab Knight of the road.

‘Now wearing funny boot and resting my fractured 5th Metatarsal in bag of ice taking painkillers every 4 hours wearing my @cellreturn.uk face mask on my foot, because I’ve read infrared light helps with bone healing and of course moaning… 

‘Hospital were simply amazing but will take 4-6 weeks to fully mend.’

Painful: 'Now wearing funny boot and resting my fractured 5th Metatarsal in bag of ice taking painkillers every 4 hours'

Painful: ‘Now wearing funny boot and resting my fractured 5th Metatarsal in bag of ice taking painkillers every 4 hours’

Anthea’s affliction comes after she spoke out last year about her engagement with Mark Armstrong, 56.

Describing her partner as ‘the love of her life’ Anthea said ‘we adore each other he makes me smile every day and we are excited about our life together’

Mark proposed to his fiancée at whirlwind speed just two months after their first date.

She said: ‘Our relationship moved at whirlwind speed. It sounds very quick, but sometimes when you are a bit older and you have lived, something tells you that this is so right…You just know.’

Every little helps: 'wearing my @cellreturn.uk face mask on my foot, because I’ve read infrared light helps with bone healing and of course moaning'

Every little helps: ‘wearing my @cellreturn.uk face mask on my foot, because I’ve read infrared light helps with bone healing and of course moaning’

Although she is ready to tie the know for the third time, Anthea has remained close to her ex husband Grant Bovey and his children.

Earlier this year, Anthea sent a special birthday message and attended a small gathering with Grant and his daughter Claudia who celebrated her 25th birthday.

She took to social media to share a series of intimate snaps of her with the family enjoying dinner as they celebrated her big day.

The images included Anthea smiling whilst sitting opposite her ex husband as they dined at Mucca’s Italian restaurant in London.

Other family members included Grants other children Lily and Amelia, Anthea She caption the image with the words ‘Claudia Bovey is officially 25!’

She added: ‘Happy birthday you star, we love you.’

Family ties: The presenter shared a set of images celebrating her step daughter Claudia Bovey's 25th birthday sitting opposite her ex husband as they dined at Mucca's Italian restaurant in London

Family ties: The presenter shared a set of images celebrating her step daughter Claudia Bovey’s 25th birthday sitting opposite her ex husband as they dined at Mucca’s Italian restaurant in London


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