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Jeremy Renner: “I chose to survive”
Jeremy Renner confided on his terrible accident last January in a very emotional interview with Diane Sawyer, which will be available on April 6.

Renner says he risked his life while trying to save his nephew’s, who could have been crushed under the weight of the SnowCat that eventually injured him severely, had it not been for the actor’s intervention.

While he considers himself lucky to have survived, he says he would do it again without hesitation.

Explaining that he remembered every moment of the accident and the immense pain, Renner says he had to choose to survive.

“I chose to survive. You’re not going to kill me. No way!” he calls out with aplomb and emotion.

Jeremy Renner has shared a regular update on his recovery, posting several messages to his fans since January.

The most recent is a video of him walking on a treadmill and enjoying the benefits of an antigravity system.

The actor is also planning to make his first public appearance since the accident at the premiere of Rennervations, a new docu-series featuring him on Disney+!

The full interview with Jeremy Renner will air Thursday, April 6 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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