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Madonna says 'I'm fine' after her Brits fall

Madonna has revealed she is "fine" after falling off a podium during her Brit Awards performance.

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"My beautiful cape was tied too tight!" she wrote on Instagram.

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  1. Cheryl Smith

Madonna takes a tumble during Brits performance

By Cheryl Smith: ITV News

Madonna took a tumble as she took to the stage for her much anticipated Brit Awards performance.

The Queen of Pop strutted onto the stage in a luxurious black cape surrounded by devilish dancers.

But it was when they tried to remove it that Madonna got into trouble.

As they pulled the garment, the artist is dragged backwards before she falls off the stage with a bang.

But the singer managed to recover and carry with her performance of Living For Love.

The fall immediately sparked a frenzied reaction on social media, while celebrities also showed their support for the pop superstar.

The 56-year-old later said she was "fine" in a post on Instagram, telling her three million followers that her cape was "too tight".

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Madonna does brief jury duty at New York City court

Pop superstar Madonna arrived at a New York court for jury duty, but was dismissed within two hours of her arrival

Madonna was dismissed from jury service by a New York court. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Court system spokesman David Bookstaver said there were plenty of prospective jurors available and they didn't want her presence to create a distraction in the jury selection process.

He added her appearance alone "really goes to show that everyone gets called."

Her spokeswoman says only that Madonna did her service.

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