updated 04/15/2010 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 04/15/2010 AT 2:30 PM ET
Ever the fashion plate, Susan Sarandon was sporting a new accessory at Wednesday’s New York premiere of HBO’s biopic about right-to-die activist Jack Kevorkian, You Don’t Know Jack: a black foot bandage and crutches.
The cause? “Break dancing,” the Oscar winner told reporters in jest, before finally coming clean – and revealing that she fell while in Port-au-Prince on a recent mercy mission to St. Damien Children’s Hospital, along with Demi Moore and other stars on behalf of Artists for Peace and Justice, as the island still recoves from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.