Marth Stewart was recently leaning in to say goodbye to her French Bulldog when her furry friend jumped up and punched her in the lip.
Stewart says she “startled” her Bulldog Francesca when she tried to “whisper goodbye” while leaving her New York Home.
The domestic TV star wrote on her blog:
“She bolted upright with such force that she hit me in the face like a boxing glove hitting an opponent’s face,” adding, “I was entirely startled and my neck snapped back. I felt a bit of whiplash as blood gushed forth from my split lip.”
Martha was forced to head to the Northern Westchester Hospital in the falling snow of recent days, while plastic surgeon Dr. William Nolan was on hand to perform her “minor surgery.”
Adding insult to accidental injury, Stewart says her four legged friend “was as upset” as she was, spending the entire day cowering in her bed.
The moral of the story? Don’t startle boxing prone dogs.