Dog David Campbell’s five-year-old son Billy is rushed to hospital after fracturing his arm in a karate accident
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Channel Nine presenter David Campbell shared a troubling family update on Wednesday after his son Billy was rushed to hospital.
The Today Extra host, 46, told his Instagram followers that Billy, five, had fractured his arm while attempting a ‘ninja kick off the couch’.
David thanked the Sydney Children’s Hospital staff for their care and attention, and assured fans his son was doing fine.
Brave boy: David Campbell’s five-year-old son, Billy, was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after fracturing his arm in a karate accident
‘Thanks you to all at @SydneyChildrens for taking care of Bill today,’ David wrote.
The Smooth FM announcer went on to explain: ‘He has a fractured arm after a particularly spectacular jump from the sofa during karate.
‘Only tiny but still uncomfortable for him. He is impressed with the cast. A simple ninja kick off the couch was the cause.’
Worried dad: The Today Extra host (pictured) shared the news on Instagram on Wednesday, but reassured fans his son was doing fine
Accident: David thanked the Sydney Children’s Hospital staff for their care and attention, after Billy had fractured his arm while attempting a ‘ninja kick off the couch’
He signed off by letting his followers know Billy was ‘home safe and well’.
David, who is the son of Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes, revealed earlier this month how his rescue dog, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever called Scully, had made an impact on his family.
In his column for Stellar magazine, he wrote: ‘We are so lucky to have Scully. We have been healed and made whole as a family in ways I never knew we needed.
‘Scully has trained us. She has made us better humans in this world of dogs.’
Family: David is pictured with his wife, Lisa, and their children, Leo, Billy and Betty
David described how Scully had turned his wife, Lisa, from a cat lover to a dog lover, and how his son Leo, 10, was the ‘first to take a shine to her’.
Twins Billy and Betty took longer to warm up to the cute canine, he said.
David and Lisa first announced they had adopted Scully in August last year, sharing adorable photos of the pup to their Instagram accounts.
The dog’s name was inspired by Gillian Anderson’s character Dana Scully in the sci-fi drama series The X-Files.
‘We have been made whole’: David revealed in his column for Stellar magazine on Sunday how his adopted rescue dog, Scully (pictured), had ‘healed’ his family
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