ICYMI because you turned your back for two seconds, Madonna suffered an awkward, embarrassing and downright painful BRIT Awards 2015 moment when a wardrobe malfunction caused her to fall to the floor during her ‘Living For Love’ live performance.
Whether you laughed, cried or gasped (we did all three), it’s sort of inevitable that we’re going to be blessed with memes and jokes surrounding the whole accident for weeks. Not that we mind.
Thankfully, Madge herself has now taken to MazSight to explain EXACTLY what happened and to reassure fans that she’s fine.
Phew. That did look like one heck of a painful tumble.
Posting a sketch of her incredible outfit, the 56-year-old explained: “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.”
Alright, ‘fess up. Who the tied Madonna’s cape? COME ON.
Despite the Queen of Pop reassuring us that everything was hunky dory, sources have told the Daily Mirror that things were ‘frosty’ post-performance, with an insider explaining that her team wasted no time in leaving the O2 arena.
The source revealed: “Her team were left to pack up and ship out sharpish. Madonna’s team had been working on her cape since Monday.
“It was the only topic of conversation coming from the seamstresses as it had been impressed on them to make it perfect.
“When she fell, the room which had previously been the subject of so much chatter, fell silent. The atmosphere wasn’t as if someone had died, it was as if someone had been massacred.”
In case you didn’t see it, here’s a little run down of what happened.
Madonna was partway through totally working her performance when a wardrobe malfunction meant she failed to untie her cape in time.
When her dancers pulled it away, she came with it – and down a flight of stairs to boot.
However, with Madonna being the pro we all know her to be, she simply brushed herself off and carried on performing.
And that is why she’s been in the business for over thirty years, people.
Madge was performing her comeback single ‘Living For Love,’ which ironically includes the lyrics: “Took me to heaven and let me fall down/Now that it’s over/I’m gonna carry on.”
And the award for most appropriate lyrics of all time go to…
We’re glad Madonna is all okay, and we feel like we’ve learnt an important lesson from all this. NEVER WORK WITH CAPES.
[BRITs 2015: Kanye West‘s performance MUTED for explicit language]
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