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Paula Abdul’s concert accident goes viral

Odette Odendaal
Oct 22, 2018
01:07 P.M.

During a concert in Mississippi, Paula Abdul fell off the stage during her ‘Straight Up Paula! 2018 Tour.’

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The tour has mostly gone on without a hitch until Friday night when she had to cancel her performance in Louisiana and wrote on Instagram:

“I am devastated that tonight’s show cannot take place due to an unexpected venue production issue that we learned about once we arrived — as you know I’ve been working tirelessly to make this show a memorable experience for you all.”

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The bad luck continued on Saturday night during her show in Biloxi, Mississippi. The former American Idol judge was performing her 1991 hit single, ‘The Promise of a New Day’ when she unexpectedly fell off the stage.

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She walked to the front of the stage, encouraging concertgoers to sing with when her left foot slipped off the edge of the stage, causing her to fall.

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The audience could be heard responding in shock and concern, however, the 56-year-old Paula stood up and continued the rest of the concert like a professional, not showing whether she got injured or not.

In July 2018 Paula Abdul excitedly talked about her 2018 tour, her first solo tour in 25 years and said:

“It’s been decades since I’ve done my own tour, um, but I had a great taste of what it’s like being on the road last summer with the New Kids on the Block and Boyz II Men and had a great time. It was just a really warm welcome, and it reminded me of how it felt like when I was on the road constantly years and years ago.”

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Source: YouTube/ Lolli 312

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She expects her tour to be very different from sets she had performed on while touring with other groups where she had to cram many songs into a short period of time. It will also be a big change for Paula, but she knows her core needs while on the tour and added:

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“A Chihuahua, good healthy snacks, definitely cable. There has to be DirecTV or Apple TV, and Whole Foods runs.”Paula Abdul’s tour will take part over a seven-week, 26-city tour, starting in October.

While on a tour, another singer, songwriter had an unexpected fall during a performance. Before Teyana Taylor left while on the tour with Jeremih as she claimed to have been ill-treated Teyana also took a tumble off the stage during a performance at the PlayStation Theater in New York City.

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Coincidentally, it was also her left foot that slipped and caused her to take a bad fall. Thankfully, she had no serious injuries and also continued her performance, taking the fall in her stride.

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