The Voice fans witnessed a real shocker during one contestant’s performance last night (Nov. 23). As Wendy Moten sang for the coaches on the live episode, she ended up taking quite the tumble on stage, leading viewers to fear for her safety. Blake Shelton‘s team may have been performing well this week, but could this big fall be cursed? We sure hope not!
Moten had just finished up her stunning group performance of the Four Tops’ “Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” alongside her coach and teammates Paris Winningham and Lana Scott. Suddenly, it seemed that the contestant had tripped over a band monitor. Her teammates rushed to her side, followed by some stagehands that assisted the rattled singer back on her feet.
Shelton had already returned to his big red coach’s seat, but that didn’t stop him from jumping to his feet to assist his mentee. The coach flew back to the stage, checking to see if Moten was alright as host Carson Daly paused the show. Daly, who seemed shaken up by the blunder, couldn’t fill the tense, uncertain silence that filled The Voice stage. Finally, he spoke up.
“Everybody all right? Take a quick second. We just had somebody fall. We OK? Give us just one second, everybody, to make sure we’re OK,” Carson said. “We’re clearing the stage. We have some people coming to help now. An unfortunate event for Wendy Moten. She’s walking off. We hope she’s OK.”
Viewers were left with sweaty palms as they waited for an update on Moten’s status. Thankfully, the contestant returned on stage a bit later — the show must go on! She assured Daly and her fans that she wasn’t seriously injured in the blunder.
“You scared us with that mishap onstage!” Daly said as she returned. “We’ve never had anything like that happen.”
“I’m OK,” Moten said with a smile. “I’m a little bruised, but you know what? I’m still ready to go!”
Scroll up to watch the full performance in the video above. The Voice airs Monday and Tuesday nights on NBC at 8/7c.
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