PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - SEPTEMBER 02: Steven Tyler of Aerosmith performs live on stage at the Wells Fargo Center on September 02, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images)

It seems like an alphabet list. Rodgers, Springsteen, Tyler: The Alphabet Injuries and Illness. Who’s next? Now we don’t wish this on anyone. But it seems every minute, a new name is reported to be injured or come down with an illness. I’m not making this up, but 2023 has not been our luckiest year for health. Who are the latest on our A-Z list?

Steven Tyler

Injury: Vocal Cords

It was announced that Aerosmith postponed ALL of their September shows because front man Steven Tyler damaged his vocal cords while singing. USA Today shared words from Steven himself:

“I’m heartbroken to say I have received strict doctor’s orders not to sing for the next thirty days. I sustained vocal cord damage during Saturday’s show that led to subsequent bleeding,”

Aaron Rodgers

Injury: Achilles Tendon Torn

What a terrible start for the New York Jets, as their brand new quarterback, veteran Aaron Rodgers got knocked out of his FIRST SEASON with an injury. CBS Sports reports:

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ 2023 season is over before it ever really got started. After the quarterback was injured on his fourth play of the Jets’ opening game, head coach Robert Saleh told reporters following the Jets’ 22-16 overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills that they feared the four-time NFL MVP tore his Achilles tendon. That is what was ultimately discovered following an MRI on Tuesday, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones reports.

Bruce Springsteen

Illness: Ulcer

After postponing shows earlier this year thanks to Covid-19, Springsteen fans were shocked at the news of more shows got postponed. But it’s not because of Covid. Bruce’s doctors discovered symptoms of a peptic ulcer. NBC reports:

The E Street Band postponed eight shows this month because Springsteen was diagnosed with the common and often painful stomach ailment.

Peptic ulcer disease, a wearing away of the stomach lining, can be asymptomatic in some cases, but others are severe enough to make a patient double over in pain, two doctors said.

One doctor reports that it must be serious if Bruce is taking time off.

So, let’s take a run down the alphabet and see who else made the list of The Alphabet Injuries and Illness-A to Z. It’s not just Rodgers Springsteen and Tyler!

  • A-Amber Heard

    (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    The actress spotted on crutches after a bad injury from training for the New York Marathon. Hey, where’s Depp?

  • B-Britney Spears


    (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    After a bad fight with her now EX in August, she got a serious cut on her head. According to TMZ: Britney Spears cracked her head open during an “explosive” fight with her husband, Sam Asghari, prior to their divorce, a new TV special claimed.

  • C-Christina Aguilera


    (Photo by Jared Siskin/Getty Images for Vogue)

    Christina was spotted on a MOBILITY SCOOTER in August last month at Disney World.

    Page 6 reports: Christina Aguilera will give her daughter “What a Girl Wants” on her 9th birthday — even with a knee injury! The report does not explain how she was injured. 

  • D-Johnny Depp


    (Photo by Guillaume Horcajuelo/Pool/Getty Images)

    Before and after his gig in BOSTON, Johnny was seen with a cane and a mobility scooter due to an ankle injury. Page 6 reports:

    The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, 60, appeared to be all smiles despite the use of a mobility device ahead of his Friday night show with his band, the Hollywood Vampires.

  • E-Elton John


    (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

    In August, Elton fell at home and checked into hospital. (They don’t say “a hospital” in the UK.)

    Reports say he got checked and was sent home.

  • F-Frank Ocean


    (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

    Dumped Coachella after left leg sprain. Page 6 reports: Ocean’s doctor advised him to cancel his second performance after suffering “two fractures and a sprain in his left leg” while preparing during the first weekend.

  • G-Gina Rodriguez

    (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images,)

    TMZ reported in May: “Getting back into a fitness routine has helped me recover and better understand how to live in my new post-baby body,” the new mom shared on Tuesday.

    Gina Rodriguez reportedly hurt her hip during the birth of her child.

  • H-Kevin Hart

    Kevin Hart

    (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

    This one is famous. After challenging to race with former Patriots running back Steven Ridley, the actual rigorous running caused Hart an abdominal injury, putting him a wheelchair, temporarily.

  • I-Idris Elba


    (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

    Seen leaving a London restaurant on crutches after a leg injury. (Well, it was 2017. We couldn’t find a 2023 injured actor with an I last name.)

  • J-Jay Leno

    (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

    This one is famous, and thank goodness he’s ok. Jay Leno, famous for his car collection, was working on a car, when he was the victim of a garage fire, where he suffered serious burns on parts of his face.

  • K-Kim Kardashian

    (Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images)

    According to Page 6: The Skims founder revealed on her Instagram Story that she’s on the mend after recently suffering a broken shoulder and torn tendon.

  • L-Daniel Day Lewis

    (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

    Hollywood always calls these veteran actors “unrecognizable” when we haven’t seen them in a while. I can’t wait to see Hollywood get older. Anyway, Daniel was seen on crutches. No reason was reported why.

    TMZ reports: The “Gangs of New York” star, 66, was spotted walking around Manhattan on Monday with the assistance of crutches.


  • M-Morgan Wallen

    (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

    Maybe he should call Steven Tyler. Back in June country star Morgan Wallen canceled a show WAY to close to show time, upsetting many fans.

    Page 6 reports: The “Wasted On You” singer came under fire in April for canceling his concert just minutes before he was set to go on stage due to vocal fry.

  • N-Nelson Thomas


    (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for MTV)

    TMZ reported this in March: this MTV show star was in a serious car crash.

    Nelson Thomas is facing his biggest “Challenge” yet.

    The reality star took to Instagram Tuesday to share gruesome photos of the injuries he sustained in a fiery car accident in Austin, Texas, on March 5.

  • O-Jack Osborne

    (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

    Jack’s EX wife, Lisa Stelly, stepped on one her daughters EARRINGS, got an infection and ended up in the hospital for three days.

  • P-Chris Pratt

    (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

    He became interested in bee keeping. So the Guardian’s of The Galaxy star tried it himself, and got stung.

  • Q-Zachary Quinto

    (Photo by Getty Images for GQ Germany)

    Young Spock star, Zachary Quinto is sported a bandage after apparently injuring his left hand on a bottle top back in 2016. The bottle? Pellegrino.

  • R-Al Roker

    (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images)

    Al’s knee surgery kept things cloudy with a chance of meds, while taking time off from Today. 

  • S-Steven Tyler

    (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images)

    Many years ago, 60 Minutes did a report, showing the strain Steven goes through when he sings his hits. They actually had a camera DOWN his throat, showing his vocal cords, when he sings. We can see why needs some much needed time off, after a doctor says his vocal cords are severely damaged.

  • T-Ashley Tisdale

    (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for LA Art Show)

    It hasn’t been a Disney magical year for Ashley. TMZ reports:

    Actress Ashley Tisdale is being sued over a motor vehicle accident that took place last year and allegedly left the other party with severe injuries.

    Lina Gonzales filed a complaint on Aug. 31, obtained by Page Six Tuesday, in which she accuses the former Disney star of “gross negligence” due to the Sept. 6, 2022, car crash on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

  • U-Carrie Underwood


    (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for CMT)

    As fit and toned as Carrie Underwood is, she like all of us can have a freak accident. In 2017, she slipped and tripped on the steps outside her Nashville home. The injury caused 40-50 stiches in her face, and the need for wrist surgury.

  • V-Buddy Valastro


    (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images for NYCWFF)

    Cake Star Boss, got into a serious accident in 2020, hospitalized.

  • W-William Zabka

    (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Netflix)

    William plays Johnny Lawrence in Netflix’s Cobra Kai, broke his toe in a fight scene with Martin Kove, who plays Kreese.

  • X-Xolo Mariduena

    (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    The Cobra Kai star’s character Miguel ended up in the hospital. But actor Xolo Mariduena’s real life injury was almost as serious. He received an accidental kick to the FACE, during a fight scene with Tanner Buchanan, who plays Robby Keene. At the time Xolo was wearing braces. It got ugly. What’s weirder, Xolo didn’t even notice, that the wire from his braces, pierced his cheek!

  • Y-Bowen Yang

    (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    The “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” actor revealed in a recent episode of his podcast with Matt Rogers, “Las Culturistas,” that he was nearly killed atop a horse while filming a scene for Season 3 of the Comedy Central sitcom.

  • Z-Catherine Zeta Jones-Douglas


    (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images)


    on this one we cheated a little. US Magazine reported that an iron rod fell on her foot while putting up a Christmas tree, back in 2020. I thought rich people have people that do that for you.

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