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Singer Pink tumbles off stage in Nuremberg

DPA/The Local · 16 Jul 2010, 09:58

Published: 16 Jul 2010 09:58 GMT+02:00

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Pink, 30, momentarily reappeared on stage but then abruptly ended the show and went for a medical check-up. She apologised to fans via Twitter message, reassuring them she was not badly hurt.

“I’m in the hospital now, but everything’s fine,” she wrote. “But I am in pain.”

The medical examination showed no bones had been broken and there was no fluid in her lungs, she said in the message.

The bungee-style elastic band was part of a trapeze contraption that was supposed to raise the singer high above the stage – a signature part of her live act.

“I was not properly restrained in the harness,” she tweeted. “It pulled me off the stage, so that I fell into the area behind the barrier.”

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After being discharged from hospital, Pink made a hasty exit from Nuremberg. It was unclear whether she would go ahead with a planned open-air concert Friday night near Lake Constance on Germany’s southern border with Austria and Switzerland.

After her husband, motocross champion Carey Hart, posted a message explaining that Pink had lost a fight with a metal fence, the singer tweeted: “No, I won.”

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Your comments about this article

12:41 July 16, 2010 by Frenemy
She's b!tchin and whining about a few bruises?!

...I guess she ain't the hardcore chica she likes to portray in her music videos (haha)!
12:43 July 16, 2010 by marimay
Well, maybe if you wrote better music you wouldn't need to fly around to get an audience.
14:05 July 16, 2010 by ron1amr
The first time I saw pink was when I was working away from home and watched television after work at a clients house. Pink is a very athletic person and would put a lot of men to shame. Not really my type of music and I would not know of her had I not seen her on television. She sings well and I think she is awesome with her athletic ability. But if you get hurled and land on something hard, you will get hurt lucky she did not impale herself on something.
16:33 July 16, 2010 by wollo
Lucky for her... not us
18:48 July 16, 2010 by cocovelvet
..... and instead of the concert being a "Fun house", it turned into a "Horror house". Schade !!!.......
00:22 July 17, 2010 by mizresa
Actually, she is used to "a few bumps and bruises" as she used to be a professional gymnist.

Wanna see you fall from the height she did and not complain.
11:38 July 17, 2010 by Frenemy
I've "fallen" from approx. 79,980 feet higher than that without complaint

(granted, I might not feel the same had my 'chute not opened)...
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