Taiwanese Singer Terry Lin Injured After Falling 2m From Stage While Filming Call Me By Fire
Thankfully, Terry is okay now.
Taiwanese singer Terry Lin Zhixuan, who is one of 33 celebrity contestants, reportedly fell off the stage while filming the show.
According to reports, the 55-year-old, who shot to fame as a member of popular ‘90s duo Ukulele, had just finished his performance when he fell two metres down a platform lift shaft.
The lift is used to bring the performers up to the stage during the show.
A netizen, who was at the scene, said the audience and crew were stunned when Terry fell. They also feared that he would be seriously injured as he had fallen onto a hard metal surface.
Crew members rushed onto the stage to check on the singer and everyone heaved a sigh of relief when Terry emerged from the shaft.
Despite his fall, Terry insisted on resuming with filming and even apologised for “disturbing everyone”.
When he was done with filming, Terry was seen limping backstage while being assisted by Chinese singer Hu Haiquan .
The incident sparked heated discussion among netizens, many of whom expressed concern for Terry’s injuries. They also urged the crew to take full safety precautions.
“Wasn’t the Godfrey Gao incident enough of a warning?” asked one netizen.
There were also fans who praised Terry for his professionalism.
He’s a singer who really loves the stage”, “He’s full of positive energy” and “To insist on continuing with the show in spite of the circumstances, he deserves our respect were some of the many comments lauding Terry.
Fortunately, Terry only suffered minor injuries.
According to Terry’s manager, he was taken to the hospital for a number of tests after the accident, and was diagnosed with a muscle strain in the waist.
“The doctor said there are no bone fractures. It’s not a big deal,” said Terry’s manager, adding that the singer is recovering well.
Terry took to Facebook today (Aug 12) to thank fans for their concern, saying that he was able to perform normally after resting for a few days.
Call Me By Fire features a star-studded cast including Jordan Chan, Julian Cheung, Jerry Yan, Edmond Leung, and Beyond member Paul Wong.
Photos: Terry Lin/Facebook