Alli Simpson, the younger sister of the Australian heartthrob Cody Simpson, is grateful to be alive following a dangerous pool accident.
The 23-year-old model and singer revealed on Instagram that she broke her neck after diving into a shallow pool and smashing her head on the bottom.
The bad news didn’t end there for the Australian entertainer as the full extent of her painful condition was detailed in the post’s lengthy caption.
Alli Simpson’s New Year Didn’t Start On A High Note
On Monday, January 3, the “Notice Me” singer got candid about life as she recalled the tragic way her new year started.
The younger sister of the “Finding Cody” star flooded Instagram with a series of pictures, including shots of herself at the hospital.
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The hospital image captured a worn-out Alli in a neck brace and several wires attached to her stomach as she laid down on a hospital gurney.
Regarding this image, the 23-year-old explained that the unfortunate diving accident made her spend New Year’s Eve getting “X-rays/CT scans and an MRI.”
These tests revealed that the entertainer had “2 severe fractures” in her neck, which led to the model’s immediate transfer to the hospital.
Fortunately, the “I Won’t Remember You Tomorrow” artist didn’t require surgery. However, Alli shall be rocking a hard neck brace for the next four months. In her words:
“I am extremely lucky to be alive and/or not quadriplegic as it JUST missed my spinal chord..the way I see it, four months is a drop in the ocean when it comes to the rest of my happy & healthy life.”
Aside from breaking her neck, Cody’s sister also has coronavirus, as one of the images she uploaded was a COVID-19 test kit with a positive result.
Despite her painful condition, the “Roll ‘Em Up” singer concluded her caption by spreading love and wishing fans a much better 2022 than she was having.
Cody Simpson And His Beautiful Girlfriend Showed Their Support At Aussie Olympic Swimming Trials
Last June, The Blast reported that the singer-turned swimmer showed up for Australia’s Olympic Swimming trials with his girlfriend and model Marloes Stevens.
The lovebirds appeared excited as they sat side by side at the event, proudly cheering for the competitors, including defending 400m gold medalist Mack Horton.
Cody had been training with former Australian Olympian Brett Hawke to compete in the Men’s 100m Butterfly, scheduled for that month.
The “Pretty Brown Eyes” singer’s dedication towards this goal was intense as he changed his diet and workout routine.
Although the blonde Apollo worked 24/7 to join the Olympics, The Blast previously revealed that the athlete took time off to have fun with his friends.
“The Masked Singer Australia” winner scared fans on Instagram after sharing an unbelievable video in which he allowed Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, a former UFC champion, to kick a bottle off of his head.
Cody proved his nerves were made of steel as he stood perfectly still while Pettis performed an impressive karate kick that could have given the singer a concussion if it went wrong.