“Watch me stumble,” Madonna sings just ahead of the chorus on her lead Rebel Heart single, “Living For Love”…and that’s just what the pop queen did on Wednesday, February 25, during her BRIT Awards performance of the song.
Madge’s stage showing at the BRITs was pretty similar to the one she did earlier this month at the Grammys, with the same matador theme as the “Living For Love” video present — only she apparently didn’t fully remove her cape in time before one of her dancers yanked on it, causing the singer to fall backwards down a small prop staircase.
Madonna subsequently missed singing a few lines of the song after her tumble, but eventually pulled it all together in time to finish her performance. And she even posted an explanation for the fall on Instagram:
So far there’s no word yet on whether or not the Material Girl sustained any injuries from the incident, but one thing’s for certain: People will be talking about Madonna, as always, for some time to come.
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