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06/26/2015 12:17 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2015

Jimmy Fallon Hospitalized With Minor Hand Injury (UPDATE)

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TMZ initially reported on Friday that "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon was hospitalized on Friday morning and getting treatment in a New York City ICU for an unknown reason.

Initial reports were exaggerated, however, Fallon's rep confirmed in an email to The Huffington Post that the comedian had been admitted to hospital where he underwent surgery:

"Jimmy Fallon was required to have minor surgery after injuring his hand at his Manhattan apartment this morning. He is expected to make a full recovery."

The taping for tonight's show, which was supposed to feature guests Benicio Del Toro and Taylor Kitsch, has been canceled.

UPDATE: On Friday evening, Fallon took to Twitter and explained how he injured himself:

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