Eugenio Derbez to undergo surgery after being injured in accident, faces long recovery, wife says

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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Actor Eugenio Derbez was injured in an accident of an undisclosed nature and is facing a long recovery, according to his wife, Mexican actress and singer Alessandra Rosaldo.

Actor Eugenio Derbez, known for his work in films like "CODA" and the remake of "Overboard," was injured in an accident of an undisclosed nature and is facing a long recovery, according to his wife, Mexican actress and singer Alessandra Rosaldo.

In a statement posted to Instagram in Spanish, Rosaldo, who has been married to Derbez since 2012, said the actor "is fine" but suffered injuries that will require surgical intervention and that he faces a "long and difficult" recovery that will include rehabilitation.

Rosaldo did not share details about the accident.

Eugenio Derbez

Eugenio Derbez

Eugenio Derbez arrives at the 5th Annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards at Avalon Hollywood on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, in Los Angeles.
Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

CNN has reached out to representatives for the actor for further comment.

Derbez most recently appeared in a film for Hulu called "The Valet" and stars in Apple TV+'s "Acapulco," which is set to return for a second season in October.

"Thank you for always being close to us," Rosaldo concluded her message. "I know that with the good energy that they will be sending us and with the favor of God, Eugenio will recover very soon."