Rihanna on stage during her 'Loud' world tour

Rihanna on stage during her 'Loud' world tour

Rihanna took an embarrassing tumble on stage last week.

I have ripped a main ligament in my foot and have been put on crutches and told to rest. Im in a lot pain :( so please dont wait in the cold for me.. #sorry! :'( (sic)

The 'California King Bed' singer was performing in Edmonton, Canada, on Wednesday (22.06.11) as part of her 'Loud' world tour and during a rendition of hit single 'What's My Name', she tripped over her shoes and fell on her face.

Despite the trip in front of 16,000 fans, the 23-year-old singer managed to regain her composure and carried on with the show.

Rihanna is not the first star to have taken a tumble on stage recently.

In April, Lady Gaga fell from a flaming piano during a concert in Houston as she performed her 'You and I', but carried on singing as if nothing had happened.

And earlier this month, British singer Jessie J had to be rushed to hospital after falling off an onstage platform during rehearsals for a gig, tearing a ligament.

After the fall, she tweeted: "Just want to let my #heartbeats (ones waiting outside wembley) know that I have been taken to hospital after falling off a platform. (sic)

"I have ripped a main ligament in my foot and have been put on crutches and told to rest. Im in a lot pain :( so please dont wait in the cold for me.. #sorry! :'( (sic)"

Over the weekend she performed at Glastonbury, but had to sit down on a throne as her foot was in a cast.


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