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)