“The head of the cake” Buddy Valastro he came out of the cast he had on his stabbed right hand and shows it for the first time … while also talking about his challenging path to recovery.
TMZ received this exclusive clip from a new special TV that documents Buddy’s terrible strange accident. You will see the TLC reality star removing the plaster. The hand of the Boss cake was covered with stitches and staples, but the good news is that it is starting to feel back.
Now, if you are stingy, looking at his son, Buddy Valastro Jr., to see a close-up view of the bowl that held his father’s hand … could be a little rough. Even from a horror movie.
Fortunately, Buddy’s power in that important hand is improving – what he is displayed for us on “TMZ Live” … complete with a gnarly scar and all.
In terms of how he navigates these days, BV says he had to learn how to be ambidextrous – practically for every task, really – but he has a way to go until he returns in top shape. It seems that he is now leaning to the left, which has its limits.
However, it is quite miraculous that he came as well as he did, considering the severity of that September accident … when the painter stabbed right in the hand – meat, bone, tendon and all that – which required a lot of surgery.
Speaking of which, Buddy tells us that he’s actually glad he captured a lot of action on camera – which will be aired on the new special TV above – because he says it helped show exactly what happened, what happened. led to the right doctor almost immediately.
Look at … he admits it wasn’t easy to watch, but he says the hitting record paid off.