Chris Reed He’s about to enter the final stage of recovery after his brutal attack in New York City… and this will require him to go under the knife.
Sources close to the ‘SNL’ star told TMZ… Kris is scheduled to undergo surgery on Tuesday at the Big Apple to finish the job of fixing his permanently broken nose. Now that it’s been two weeks since the initial injury – and the swelling has subsided – our sources say the doctor will have a clear view of how to fix it.
We were told that the procedure would consist of breaking Chris’s nose back to the right place…and then letting him heal in hopes of returning the hull to its original shape. There’s a lot of damage…remember that one of Chris’s facial bones has cracked into 3 pieces.
Our sources say he will be under general anesthesia for about 2-3 hours, and a plastic surgeon who specializes in this type will supervise the operation. Although it may seem cosmetic, we’re told that Kris isn’t aiming to change anything about his appearance.
Remember that it all started after that A man punched Chris in the face With brass knuckles in an unsuccessful attempt to steal his chain. The comic was left in poor condition, with stitches in place as a temporary fix. The perpetrator was not arrested and the police are still searching for the culprit.
Although he’s recovering well, we’re told that last hurdle will delay more of his shows, although our sources say Kris is keen to return to the stage.