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Ant McPartlin Rushed To Hospital After Chopping The Tip Of His Thumb Off

18/02/2014 07:25 | Updated 18 February 2014

Ant McPartlin has lost part of his thumb after slicing it off as he chopped vegetables.

Ant - who presents 'Britain's Got Talent' with his sidekick Dec - was rushed to hospital after catching his digit in a mandoline vegetable slicer.

Ouch.

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Ant McPartlin

He told the Sun: “God it was painful.

But unfortunately for Ant, who was using to the mandolin to slice potatoes, medical staff were unable to stitch his thumb back together.

Meanwhile, Ant's presenting partner Declan Donnelly has admitted that their 'BGT' boss Simon Cowell has got even grumpier during this year's auditions, despite the fact he's just become a first-time father.

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Ant and Dec

"He's being a bit of a grump if I'm honest," Dec told OK! magazine. "We think it might be because of the fatherhood thing.

"We reckon he might be afraid that people think he's going to become too soft, so he's gone the other way to reinforce his grumpiness."

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