- US-based Nigerian singer Funke Lagoke has reacted following an incident that happened while she was on the American Idols stage
- Lagoke had collapsed on stage while the judges were about to deliver feedback for her performance
- The singer in a series of Instagram posts noted that people are more than their fall
- Lagoke also appreciated fellow performers including Funke Akindele-Bello, for the outpouring of love
The worst fear of any performing act is to have a stage accident but that was what happened to US-based Nigerian singer and American Idols contestant, Funke Lagoke.
However, a series of posts shared on her page after the incident has shown that Lagoke is not letting anything get in her way of reaching the top.
A video of the singer that has gone viral in the online community captured the moment she collapsed on stage just when the judges were about to give feedback for her performance.
The show was brought to a brief pause as everyone scampered to the stage to ensure that the singer was fine.
Watch the clip below:
Following the incident, Lagoke returned to her official page on Instagram with a series of photos accompanied with powerful captions.
“WE ARE ALL SO MUCH MORE THAN OUR FALL,” Lagoke wrote in the caption of one of the photo posts shared on her page.
In a different post, the singer drew inspiration from the late Maya Angelo. See her post below:
Interestingly, what could have been a moment of shame for the American Idol contestant transformed into her moment of glory as thousands of Nigerians, Africans around the world celebrated the singer for her resilience.
Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele, dedicated a post to Lagoke on her Instagram page while celebrating her strengths.
See Akindele’s post below:
Lagoke, in turn, extended her sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Nollywood star and others who took out time to celebrate her.
See Lagoke’s post below:
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported on an audition of another kind. Shauwn Mkhize announced about a month ago that she would be making her much-anticipated debut in Uzalo on Thursday night, 4 March.
The reality TV star recently revealed that she did not audition for her role in the Mzansi most-watched TV show. The flamboyant businesswoman took to Instagram on Thursday morning, 4 March to let her fans know that she would make her first appearance in the show on Thursday night. MaMkhize wrote:
"D-day has finally arrived and tonight I make my first appearance on @uzalo_sabc1 I’m so excited!!! Thank you to everyone for the support and love you’ve shown me leading up to today."
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