"Amazing Race" Contestant Smacked In Face With Watermelon [VIDEO]

Claire on "The Amazing Race" (CBS)

Claire on "The Amazing Race" (CBS)

NEW YORK (CBS) Ouch! Season 17 of "The Amazing Race" is coming later this month and already scenes from the show have gone viral, thanks to a stunt mishap involving flying fruit.

Two Amazing Race women, Brook and Claire, both Home Shopping Television hosts, are the stars featured in a viral Internet clip showing the pair attempting to launch watermelons from a large slingshot when something goes terribly, terribly wrong.

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A watermelon hits contestant Claire right in the center of her face. Luckily, she is OK and, surprisingly, bruise-free.

Headache notwithstanding.

Brook's suggestion to Claire after the shocking mishap: "You have to finish."

"The Amazing Race" premieres Sept. 26 on CBS.

Watch the watermelon slingshot on "The Amazing Race":

  • Devon Thomas

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