The whole cast and producers team of Glee was in North Hollywood last night at the TV Academy of Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood for a screening of the show, followed by panel discussion held in front of Emmy voters. Sadly, the event took a pretty scary turn when our gurl Amber Riley, who plays Mercedes on the series, collapsed while doing interviews on the red carpet. Luckily, she recovered quickly and was even able to participate in the panel discussion later.
She also tweeted some explanations about what and why it happened. The first message read, “Hey guys, I’m okay. I got a little dizzy from all the photog flashes! You’d think I’s be used to it by now, still a red carpet amateur I guess. Gonna get checked out but I feel fine. Thank you for all the concern and well wishes.” She added in another post, “I’d also like to thank the photographers for being do professional and not taking photos of me on the ground. I truly truly appreciate it. Could have been super embarrassing.”
The photo you see above is therefore of Amber before the incident. Glad you’re OK, lady! She really must’ve given everyone there a fright.
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