September 26, 2016  

Sylvester Stallone Vows Not to Do His Own Stunts Anymore

July 14, 2010 (7:09 am) GMT
After seriously injured when filming action scene for 'The Expendables', the 63-year-old actor cannot perform his own stunts anymore because he could be paralyzed if he hurts hick neck again.

has been forced to stop performing his own stunts on movie sets - or risk ending his life in a wheelchair. The 63-year-old action man seriously injured his shoulder and back in a fight sequence with wrestler on the set of his new film "" - and now his doctor has told him he can't risk further damage.

Stallone tells Cigar Aficionado magazine, "Me doing those (stunt) scenes helps the other guys in the movie. They want to top me so they push even harder. I know I shouldn't be doing this stuff at my age... It comes with a really serious price." He adds, "I couldn't do this again. This is it, there's nothing left. I have had four operations since the film. The doctor says that if I hurt my neck again, that's it - paralysis or worse. I don't want to hear that but it's a fact."

"I guess I've got to get some look-a-likes, but I don't like doing that. What made all the Rockys special is that, in 32 years, I never used a double."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Do Have a Pre-Nup. So, Who's the Big Winner?
  2. 'Thor: Ragnarok': 'Jurassic Park' Star Sam Neill Reveals His Secret Role
  3. Lindsay Lohan's Ex Egor Denies He's Broke and Let Her Pay for Everything While Still Dating
  4. 'Last Man on Earth' Premiere Features Surprise Cameo, Stages Mini 'Mad Men' Reunion
  5. Blac Chyna's Mom Scolds Rob Kardashian, Fears He Will 'Ruin' Their Relationship
  6. Drake Depicts Violence, Gets Steamy With a Girl in New 'Please Forgive Me' Short Film
  7. Kendall and Kylie Jenner Get Matching Ferraris. But Why Is One Sister Left Embarrassed?
  8. Angelina Jolie Reportedly Turns to Johnny Depp Amid Brad Pitt Divorce