Madonna Had Whiplash From Brit Awards Fall

Photo: Richard Young/REX USA.

During an interview with the UK's Jonathan Ross Show, Madonna
talked about that infamous tumble she took during the Brit Awards earlier this week.

"I had a little bit of whiplash, I smacked the back of
my head. And I had a man standing over me with a flashlight until about 3 a.m.
to make sure I was compos mentis," she said. Of course, as a buff pop
goddess who rides horses and kicks butt when she's not making music (or waves), she notes: "I know how to fall. I’ve fallen off my horse many times." And,
her mentis was totally compos, thank you.

As it turned out, it was a bit of a caper. "My two
lovely dancers basically strangled me off the stage. I had two choices, I could
either be strangled or fall, and I chose to fall," she said.
"Everyone was worried my cape was going to slide off,
so they tied it really tight around my neck. So here I am marching in like the
queen, I got to the top of the stairs and I pulled the silky string and it
wouldn't come undone."

Madge is on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone, and she addresses
everything from sexism to Lady Gaga. As per RS,
she is also a huge fan of the movie Whiplash.
Ouch. (US Magazine)

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