Tom Hanks seems like a great guy who can do no wrong. And because of that nice-guy reputation, he can get away with things that most other celebrities can't. So when he posts a mildly gross video of himself getting a bursitis in his elbow drained, is it surprising that it still comes off as kind of awesome?
Earlier on Thursday, Hanks posted a picture of his elbow that was clearly not looking normal, adding "Should I get this swollen elbow looked at?"
And then he treated us to what must be his directorial debut in the world of medical-procedure filmmaking. Warning, if you're put-off by the sight of blood, you may not want to watch. Instead here's a happier, bloodless video of him playing that giant piano in "Big"!
For the rest of you, please proceed...
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(<a href="http://instagram.com/p/J8J5hgOS2d/" target="_hplink">Via Instagram</a>)
<a href="http://pics.lockerz.com/s/70673626">"From the dentist chair! I'm happy to report that no cavities were found. I'll celebrate with a cupcake!"</a>
(<a href="http://twitpic.com/19z2px" target="_hplink">Via Twitter</a>)
<a href="http://twitpic.com/5pcay">"Keeping it real." </a>
<a href="http://twitpic.com/syuwd">"At the dentist for a good teeth cleaning! This is serious!" </a>
<a href="http://pics.lockerz.com/s/80927851">"It's teeth cleaning time at the dentist... Haha sorry TMI...?"</a>
<a href="http://pics.lockerz.com/s/131922161">"This is how my day is starting #SK register"</a>
Lana Del Rey
<a href="http://twicsy.com/i/xypmYb">":( aikaramba!! Here goes.. Nervous. But peasantlyLoopy.Don't like needles or blood. This is not going to be fun. Yikes"</a>