Via Greg Hengler. I don’t know if it’s because Rice is doped up on painkillers or if he’s just naturally serene, but he’s shockingly chill about what happened. No lawsuit, no regrets about showing up (“freedom isn’t free”), and when Cavuto asks him how losing a finger will change his life, all he can say is, “I guess I’ll have to take different piano lessons or something.”

Here’s a photo of the alleged attacker; I’m afraid to ask whether he swallowed or not. Exit non sequitur: When Rice says “He ate my finger,” I felt like Nicolas Cage at the beginning of “Raising Arizona” listening to his convict pal. “You ate what? You ate sand?

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