Ben McKenzie says that he tries to be as "private and quiet" as he can be when it comes to his personal life.
But when he can foresee a crazy headline coming down the pipeline, he'll do what it takes to head it off at the pass. (Somewhat literally, in this case.)
During his visit to E! News today, the star of the hotly anticipated Gotham explained why he took it upon himself to reveal via social media that he had suffered a scary gash to the head while shooting a fight scene for the origins-of-Batman drama, premiering tonight on Fox.