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Kids' TV presenter cuts finger on-air

April 2, 2009 at 1:52 PM   |   Comments

MALMO, Sweden, April 2 (UPI) -- A children's television star in Sweden was hospitalized after cutting off the tip of his own finger during a live show.

The Work Environment Authority said the star, known as a part-time employee of the popular TV show "Bobster," was working on a show called "Breath Competition" at the Sveriges Television studio in Malmo when he cut off the nail and part of the pad of his middle finger while slicing potatoes, The Local reported Thursday.

The program aired Feb. 12.

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