Madonna returned to the Brit Awards for the first time in 20 years to perform herRebel Heart single “Living for Love.” But it wasn’t an entirely seamless return to her one-time adopted home country.
At the beginning of her performance, she fell down a staircase when the lengthy cape she was wearing was tugged by a backup dancer/minotaur; it appeared that the cape was supposed to be easily removed but pulled Madonna along with it instead. Madge was yanked backward hard and fell down the stairs. (Yes, she fell during a song that features the line “watched me stumble”.) Check it out below: