Madonna falls at Brit Awards & Twitter’s got jokes

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LONDON — Madonna went tumbling down during her performance at Wednesday night’s Brit Awards in London.

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“Lifted me up and watched me stumble, after the heartache I’m gonna carry on,” the 56-year-old performer coincidentally sang.

It wasn’t necessarily a stumble on Madonna’s part that took her down.

The plan was for her backup dancers to pull off her Armani cape in a dramatic fashion. But when they tugged they pulled Madonna down a small flight of stairs.

Madonna wrote on Instagram: “My beautiful cape was tied too tight! But nothing can stop me and love really lifted me up! Thanks for your good wishes! I’m fine!”

Of course twitter lit up with plenty of play-by-play and analysis.