Madonna was performing her latest single “Living For Love” at the star-studded Brit Awards on Wednesday when her cape tie didn’t release and a dancer accidentally pulled the 56-year-old diva down a flight of stairs.
It looked pretty painful, and social media captured the whole thing.
You can see some of the aftermath here:
Let’s see that in GIF form, just for good measure:
Despite the sanfu, Madonna popped back up and continued dancing, finishing her performance like a total pro.
After the incident, Madonna put on a brave face and tried to explain what happened, assuring she was A-OK: “Armani hooked me up! My beautiful cape was tied too tight! But nothing can stop me and love really lifted me up! Thanks for your good wishes! I’m fine! #livingforlove,” she captioned an illustration of her costume.
A photo posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:50pm PST
But it was too late, social media had already exploded with jokes:
Just saw the clip of Madonna falling over at The Brits. I give it six months before Lady Gaga starts doing it too.
— Adam Hills (@adamhillscomedy) February 26, 2015
Madonna’s cape already has a Twitter account with nearly 5,000 followers.
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