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Louie Anderson Suffers Rib Injury On Splash (Access Exclusive)

Louie Anderson on ABC's 'Splash' -- ABCLouie Anderson on ABC's 'Splash' -- ABC

Louie Anderson has suffered an injury while training for ABC's "Splash."

The comedian, who made his debut on the reality TV diving competition this week, suffered a mishap on Thursday, Access Hollywood has exclusively learned.

"Louie Anderson bruised his ribs at practice yesterday," his rep told Access Hollywood. "He is resting and will continue in the competition in spite of the injury."

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Despite Louie's injury, the comedian appears to be keeping his sense of humor intact.

"He is finding diving to be more dangerous than standup," the statement concluded.

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The 59-year-old funnyman was scheduled to appear on Access Hollywood Live on Friday, but was forced to cancel due to his bruised ribs.

"Splash" airs Tuesdays on ABC at 8 PM.

-- Jesse Spero

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