Kristen Chenoweth Returns to TV After Head Injury

Actress reveals her traumatic experience on "Life With Kelly and Michael."
3:00 | 09/08/12

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brethren at austin. Kristin chenoweth was on tv friday morning. She spoke out for the first time since suffering a dramatic head injury two months ago on the set of "the good wives." And on "live with kelly and michael," she reveals the accident was a lot worse than we thought. Eight weeks after the accident that left kristin chenoweth strapped to a stretcher, she's finally talking about it. You'd never know from her bubbly demeanor on "kelly and michael" yesterday, that chenoweth is dealing with major medical issues from this accident, on the set of "the good wife," in july. It's attached to metal rods. That fell. And it hit me, knocked me out. Knocked me in the face and slammed me on the ground. Reporter: Chenoweth was unable to return to "the good wife," as a result of her injuries. And she is still feeling the effects today. My head was hit on the back of a curve. I had a skull fracture. A rib issue. And a neck issue. And a hip -- I'm issue-ridden. Did the injury affect your memory? Your speech? Your energy level or anything like that? I couldn't really form a sentence very well after it happened. I'm a queen of multitasking. I'm not so good at it right now. I'll be, like, oh, mom, are you talking on the thing that you push, the -- the phone? Yeah. You've turned into my father-in-law. Reporter: It's safety-first for chenoweth, who has to wear a neck brace for simple stunts like this. One, two, three. Reporter: All the while, chenoweth remained positive. There's pain and issues. But I feel blessed and lucky and grateful because it could have been a lot worse. I wonder if michael strahan is going to pick up every guest on the show. It's written into his We wish her all the best in her

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