Contestant on The Amazing Race Attacked by a Watermelon


Claire Champlin, a Home Shopping Network host competing on The Amazing Race, got more than she bargained for during a recent segment. Faced with the task of hitting a knight with a small watermelon using a giant slingshot, she pulled back on the fruit and let it fly, only to have it come back at her and smash her in the forehead. She got up, rubbed her head, then continued competing.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 10, 2010

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