Marie Osmond collapsed during the taping of Monday’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
After she finished the samba with partner Jonathan Roberts, Marie was listening to judge Len Goodman’s critique when she passed out and hit the floor.
The show immediately cut to commercial during its East Coast airing.
After being attended to, Marie came to and told the crowd she fainted because she wasn’t breathing during her dance.
“I forget to breathe. I’m fine thank you,” she said after getting back to her feet, drawing rousing applause from the audience.
Marie went on to joke she was sleeping on the job.
As she awoke in the middle of the floor to find herself surrounded by a group of people looking over her, Marie’s first words were, “Oh crap,” according to an Access Hollywood producer on the set.
Backstage, her publicist told Access Hollywood, “She’s OK, she just doesn’t breathe.”
Marie was treated by a medic and is doing fine.
When the show finally came back from commercial, host Tom Bergeron said Marie was fine, as the camera flashed to her backstage. Although she seemed a bit out of it, she was smiling and appeared well, as Jonathan stood behind her supporting her.
“She is a trooper indeed,” Bergeron said on camera.
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