What Happened to CNN Anchor Erin Burnett’s Eye?

As Erin Burnett appeared on CNN Monday night, one question kept many viewers distracted from the news. What happened to her eye? Her right eye looked swollen during the broadcast. She tried to mask the problem by looking down and turning to an extreme profile where viewers could barely see that side of her face. Despite those efforts, people noticed. “Can't someone step in for you so you can heal?” asked one concerned viewer.