THE WORST THREE MONTHS OF HER LIFE
Carrie was hospitalized after falling outside her Nashville home in November. The incident is still shrouded in mystery, but her injuries included a gash on her face that required 40 to 50 stitches and a broken wrist that required surgery. “I’ll be setting off airport metal detectors,” she later joked in a tweet.
MISSED THE OKLAHOMA HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
Because of her injuries, the Checotah, Okla., native was unable to attend the Oklahoma Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Nov. 16, thus forfeiting her spot. At the time, a Hall of Fame rep said Carrie would be eligible again in the future.
In December, Carrie posted a photo to Instagram — her first following the accident — but kept her face covered with a scarf. She later wrote in a letter to fans that “I might look a bit different.”
Some people connected to Carrie in the past appeared to be making fun of the star when they posted this picture on Facebook of them wearing masks and adding the hashtag #mightlookdifferent.
MIKE ANNOUNCES RETURN TO HOCKEY
His decision to play in the NHL again has Carrie concerned about his health. “She reads the reports about athletes, especially football and hockey players, taking repeated blows to the head and how it affects their lives down the road,” says a source. “She’s worried sick.”
SPEEDING TICKET MELTDOWN
Carrie admitted she was an emotional wreck when she was pulled over by cops on Jan. 29. “Well, it happened today,” she later tweeted. “After 18 years, I can no longer say I’ve never been pulled over for speeding.”