delta burke in freak accident

Actress Delta Burke showed up at an L.A. airport in a wheelchair -- and confirmed rumors that she'd been in a accident in a hotel bathroom!

"I felt myself falling and I didn't want to hit my head on the toilet because I did not want 'toilet bowl' in my obituary listed anywhere," Delta told paparazzi about the bathroom incident, in which she slipped in the tub and injured her back.

Delta didn't let the accident dampen her spirits -- or her sense of humor! The actress, 52, joked to shutterbugs about them getting a shot of her sans makeup. "This is my Elizabeth Taylor pose," Delta kidded. She added, "You got me without any makeup on!"

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