There was a moment of shock in “American Idol” that aired Monday night in the United States when one of the contestants fainted on stage. This fact caused an uproar among the judges of the reality show, who quickly came to the aid of the young woman, who had to be treated by emergency personnel and hospitalized.
Funk Lagock and his partner, Ronda Felton, were hearing Lionel Richie’s return to “Tell It”, originally written and recorded by Barbara Streisand and Celine Dion. As Lionel was about to tell Funke his opinion of his performance, the woman suddenly fainted and fell to the ground. The judges climbed the stage to help her and one of them, Luke Bryan, noticed that she had injured her chin.
Paramedics immediately reported it to the filming site and took Funk to hospital, where she was treated for her injuries.
After the traumatic event, which was recorded with camera and not edited by production, Richie gave his decision to a dumbfounded Felton. The contestant judges notified that she and Fonk will advance to the next round.
“What we would have said is that they both deserve to succeed.” The singer said. “Congratulations. I know it was shocking, but we are here for you. we are Family”.
Then a statement from the show’s producers appeared on the screen.
Funke Lagoke was treated for dehydration and discharged from the hospital. You will return for the next roundThe statement stated that the program was released after the photos.
“This is very great news. I cannot say that I am happy now, I am worried about his health more than anything else.”Lagoke partner Felton shared her account on Twitter. “This is the most important thing now. I just want her to know that I love her, that I care for her and that I just want her to be healthy.”
Meanwhile, Monday saw the end of the road for Claudia Conway, the daughter of US political advisor Killian Conway, who was Donald Trump’s campaign manager for his 2016 election campaign. Her participation in the show caused an uproar in the country.
The 16-year-old TikTok star did his best with showing Harry Styles’ song “Sign of the Times,” but couldn’t rise to the high profile his duo partner Hannah Everhart had set, who ended up advancing to the next round.