Wendy Morton was the subject of a lot of online chatter on social media after she visibly hit the ground quite hard at the conclusion of her team’s 性能 of The Four Tops’ “无法自拔 (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” with coach 布莱克·谢尔顿.
Morton, 57, wrapped up the song with her coach and fellow Team Blake members Lana Scott and Paris Winningham when viewers couldn’t help but notice that she turned to walk off the stage and tripped over a nearby piece of stage equipment, slamming to the ground. The camera cut to host Carson Daly, but he had his back to the camera as he looked to see if Morton was seriously hurt. 不久之后, the show quickly cut to commercial while she was assisted off stage.
“Unfortunate moment for Wendy Moten, who is walking off and we hope she’s OK,” he said before the break.
幸好, Morton was helped up and taken off stage by both the crew and her coach. Shelton had his back to Morton while walking back to his coach’s chair when the fall took place, 但 雅虎娱乐 noted he quickly rushed back to the stage to help her up once he realized what was going on. Morton even appeared alongside Daly, 48, when the show returned from its commercial break to assure viewers that the fall looked and sounded a lot worse than it was.
“I’m OK!” 她说. “I’m a little bruised, 但是你知道吗? I’m still ready to go!”
人 reported that Daly then noted to her and the audience that he had never seen anything like that happen live in the entirety of the longrunning NBC competition show’s history. 所以, regardless of how she performs in the remaining rounds, Morton has solidified her place in “声音” 历史.