Chrissy Teigen’s 2019 didn’t exactly get off to the most auspicious start when a New Year’s greeting went painfully wrong on live television.
The model was cohosting NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Leslie Jones and Carson Daly. When the clock struck midnight, Teigen went in for a hug or a kiss with Jones … but got whacked in the face by an umbrella instead:
Needless to say, the moment quickly went viral:
Pretty sure Leslie Jones almost murdered Chrissy Teigan with her umbrella just now on NBC. Chrissy is ok, so 2019 is off to a great start. #NewYearsEve
— B.J. Mendelson (@BJMendelson) January 1, 2019
Chrissy Teigen getting hit in the face with Leslie Jones’ umbrella is the perfect summary of 2018
— Meghan (@BeatIsSoFunny) January 1, 2019
While it may have looked painful, Teigen said she’s fine: