Discuss as:

Louie Anderson suffers rib injury on 'Splash'

Kelsey McNeal /ABC

Louie Anderson has suffered an injury while training for ABC’s “Splash.”

The comedian, who made his debut on the reality TV diving competition this week, suffered a mishap on Thursday, Access Hollywood has exclusively learned.

VIEW THE PHOTOS: ‘The Biggest Loser’ Season 14 Finale

“Louie Anderson bruised his ribs at practice yesterday,” his rep told Access Hollywood. “He is resting and will continue in the competition in spite of the injury.”

VIEW THE PHOTOS: Dancing With The Stars: Season 16 Cast

Despite Louie’s injury, the comedian appears to be keeping his sense of humor intact.

“He is finding diving to be more dangerous than standup,” the statement concluded.

VIEW THE PHOTOS: Dancing With The Stars: Season 16 — The Rehearsal Shots

The 59-year-old funnyman was scheduled to appear on Access Hollywood Live on Friday, but was forced to cancel due to his bruised ribs.

“Splash” airs Tuesdays on ABC at 8 PM.

More in The Clicker: