LATEST: Ex-ALL SAINTS singer Natalie Appleton has lost the use of her right
hand for 18 months, after slashing her wrist open on a champagne glass.
Natalie was play-wrestling in a Liverpool, England hotel room last month
(26MAY03) with her APPLETON bandmate and sister NICOLE when she slipped and
fell on the flute, and had to be rushed to hospital by Nicole and her partner,
Now the DON'T WORRY singer has learnt the bloody accident will have
serious long-term effects.
She says, "I'm in a lot of pain. Nerve pain is unique. I get what feels
like electric bolts through my brain every 10 minutes.
"The nerve in my hand is dying. It will heal well in 18 months, but I
won't be able to feel my fingers for at least a year.
"The hand is completely out of use. It's been a bad time. I have to live
with the fact that people will see these bloody scars and think I tried to
"It's horrible. It was a stupid, stupid accident which makes me realise
how vulnerable and mortal I am."