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Chris Brown left dangling midair as concert stunt goes wrong

Singer had a scary moment
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Chris Brown (Photo credit: Bang Media)

Chris Brown got stuck mid-air when a stunt went wrong during a concert in New Jersey on Wednesday, June 12,

The 35-year-old singer was performing at the Prudential Center in Newark when he was whisked into the air to belt out his hit “Under the Influence”several feet about the stage, but the trick when wrong and Brown was left dangling helplessly.

In videos shot by audience members, he was seen signaling to stage workers about his predicament but managed to keep singing as they produced a tall ladder and set about trying to get him down.

Brown was eventually able to step onto the ladder, unclip the suspension wires and climb back down onto the stage.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the singer addressed the mishap at the end of the show, telling the audience he was angry about what happened but was able to make light of the situation.

Brown launched his 11:11 tour last week and uses the suspension wires for several tricks, including flying to a second stage in the center of the venue.

The shows kicked off in Detroit on June 5 and will stop in Las Vegas, New York, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta before concluding the North American leg in Los Angeles in August.

It comes after Brown admitted he has tried to make wise investments with his money so he has something to fall back on if his showbiz career comes to an end.

“Unless you touring, you don’t know how long you’re going to be successful and it’s not like … every artist can make it look like they’re getting money. If you’re not a touring act, if you’re not doing stuff … you need an exit strategy,” he said on the “R&B Money” podcast.

He explained he has invested in franchises like fast-food chain Burger King and he also decided he wanted to pursue a deal to buy his master recordings.

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