What started clearly as a medical emergency of a contestant in the talent show “American Idol,” became an emotional act that caused the singer Katy Perry, who participates as judge in the above-mentioned TV program, ended in tears.
It was during the broadcast of the episode last Monday on the singing competition, where the contestant 17 year old Makayla Brownlee took to the stage to interpret a version of the song “Rainbow” from Kacey Musgraves, as we were able to notice right away that something was not quite right.
When the time came when the young man began to sing his song, he turned around abruptly and she was forced to leave the stage. Subsequently, the contestant is faded and the managers of medical emergencies the treated immediately.
In such a situation, Katy rose from her seat very dismayed to find out that happened with Brownlee, who was the victim of a seizure, it should be noted that had already experimentao episodes of this kind before.
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“In seventh grade, I idiagnostiaron a syncope vasovagal,” explained the young man past the incident. “it is a condition that makes me react to stress differently than other people and might cause a seizure”.
Moments after the collapse that he suffered Makeyla, he returned to the stage to try again, playing his song in such a way that prococó the tears in Perry, such action will való a place in the Top 40 of the competition.
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Touched by this event, Katy shared some words of encouragement for Brownlee through his Twitter account:
“There is nothing that vergonzarse, #MakaylaBrowlee. We all handle stress differently. #American Idol,” wrote the singer.
After his performance, Makayla said: “The stress of this week has definitely been much harder for me than any thing that has passed. There is nothing I can do to prevent a seizure. When I am stressed, my body reacts in a different way”.
Perry turned to Twitter once more to share his appreciation for the girl and wrote: “That was the performance sweet “Rainbow” #MakalylaBrownlee. So excited that you were able to come back and sing for us and give us that perspective that we need to remember sometimes.”
On the other hand, the father of Makayla indicpo that your daughter can not control the condition; “Is ashamed, but physically, you’re 100% right. This opportunity is very important to her. I would hate to have lost it somehow because it is a very good singer. She worked very hard on that.”