What Did Judge Jeanine Pirro Do To Her Hand? Is It A Arm or Wrist Surgery?


Jeanine Pirro was the host of Fox News' Justice with Judge Jeanine ( Source : instagram )

Judge Jeanine Pirro was spotted with a cast on her hand after a significant time away from The Five.

Former politician, prosecutor, judge, and television broadcaster Jeanine Pirro hails from the United States. She is also an author. Pirro hosted Justice with Judge Jeanine on the Fox News Channel until 2022, when she switched to co-hosting The Five.

She frequently contributed to N.B.C. News and often appeared on The Today Show. She was also Westchester County, New York's first elected female judge. We have covered every detail as The Five viewers are curious to learn what happened to Judge Jeanine's hand.

Quick Facts About Judge Jeanine

Full NameJeanine Ferris Pirro
ProfessionTV host, author, and former judge
Birth DateJune 2, 1951
Age71 years old
Birth PlaceElmira, New York, U.S.
Zodiac SignGemini
EducationUniversity at Buffalo (BA) and Albany Law School (JD)
SpouseAlbert Pirro ​ ​(m. 1975; div. 2013)
Political PartyRepublican

What Did Judge Jeanine Pirro Do To Her Hand? 

Judge Jeanine Pirro returned back to the show with a cast on her right hand.

Judge Jeanine returned to The Five after an extended absence. She had missed a few days of her regular hosting duties at the conclusion of last week and the beginning of this week. 

The former New York State judge made the Monday-through-Friday opinion show her new home in January. Pirro's work as an assistant district attorney in Westchester County, New York, began in 1975 when district attorney Carl Vergari nominated her to the post. There, she handled small cases and wrote appeals to start her career.

Jeanine Pirro has gone through hand surgery
Jeanine Pirro has gone through hand surgery ( Source : thefamilynation )

She is a legal expert for Fox News who frequently guests on programs like Larry King Live, The Joy Behar Show, & Geraldo at Large. She often appeared as a guest on Greg Gutfeld's late-night parody program Red Eye on Fox.

To Punish and Protect, a nonfiction book by Pirro that portrays life in the criminal justice system was published in 2003. She created the book Sly Fox in 2012 with the assistance of novelist Pete Earley, drawing on her own encounters as a 25-year-old assistant district lawyer in Westchester.

Jeanine Pirro Underwent Arm Surgery 

Pirro addressed worries about her hand at the beginning of The Five panel when she returned and revealed that she had had hand surgery. Pirro acknowledged it was the cause of her absence when she reflected on her time at home.

Judge Jeanine raised her right arm up to display her cast as Greg Gutfeld, her co-host of The Five, welcomed her back to the program and referred to her as the "real cast member of The Five." 

Jeanine claimed she was "glad" to make the changeover and expressed her hope that her audience would continue to watch her in her weekday job when discussing her plans to join The Five after 11 years of anchoring her own weekend show.

Jeanine Pirro joined The Five in January
Jeanine Pirro joined The Five in January ( Source : instagram )

Prior to that, Pirro hosted Justice with Judge Jeanine on Fox News, which debuted in January 2011. The program focused on the major legal stories of the week and was broadcast on weekends.

In her 2018 book Liars, Leakers, & Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy, Pirro disclosed that she had a cancer diagnosis in 2012. She adheres to Catholicism.

Fans Sent Jeanine Pirro Prayer For Speedy Recovery Following Her Arm Surgery 

Pirro posted about her arm surgery on her Twitter and Instagram, and several of her admirers afterward left supportive remarks. Some people even shared photos of their own hand surgeries as encouragement for her quick recovery. 

Besides a picture of his arm surgery, one of the users wrote, "I'm five days from 6 weeks! If I can do it with Ranger, YOU CAN! Happy healing!" Likewise, another one wrote, " I had my hand surgery almost a year ago and it is getting better now. Good luck with yours."

Another user shared his experience with the comment, "Hi Judge, just saw you on The Five and noticed your right hand. I believe I had the same surgery: Thumb bone and tendon removed and tendon replaced from the upper arm. I'm 3 months since the surgery. It will take a while to get back to normal. Good luck with your recovery. We love you."

Additionally, we extend Judge Jeanine our best wishes for a quick recovery.

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