Ashley Graham Bruised After Backstage Fall at Miss Universe 2018

Supermodel needed medical attention after injuring her shin during the show

By Jess Cohen Dec 17, 2018 4:30 PMTags
Ashley GrahamFOX via Getty Images


Ashley Graham suffered an injury while co-hosting the 2018 Miss Universe competition on Sunday. The supermodel was doing a quick change backstage at the pageant in Bangkok, Thailand when she fell down the stairs!

"OK, so I'm doing some quick ass changes you guys, and then, of course, I fell down the stairs and I got the medics on me," Graham shared with her fans on Instagram Story Sunday, showing video footage of her shin injury. "I'm OK! But I just wanted to let you guys know what I'm doing...going really fast."

In another Instagram Story video, Graham told her followers, "It actually looks worse than it feels, except for it is throbbing a bit."

Miss Philippines Catriona Gray Is Crowned Miss Universe 2018

Despite her injury, Graham was able to finish her hosting duties at the show.


After the competition was over, doctors paid Graham a visit to help treat her injury.

"Show's over, but the doctors came to the rescue!" Graham shared along with video of her shin being treated. "Oh, it stings! But, it's worth it!"

Amid her leg treatments, Graham congratulated the winner of the competition, Miss Philippines Catriona Gray.

"Congratulations Philippines!" Graham told Gray via Instagram Story video. "You're so beautiful and you deserve the crown."

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