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Machine Gun Kelly’s Helicopter Prop Malfunctions: Look + Listen

During his recent Detroit gig, Machine Gun Kelly‘s helicopter prop that transports him to the stage malfunctioned.

While performing at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday night (7.04.22) the chopper the superstar singer hangs from on a ladder suffered turbulence. 

In a social media TikTok clip posted by a concert attendee, MGK (born Colson Baker) said after the incident “Thank you, Lord, for keeping me alive.”

The incident comes after the the musician was left bloodied by a champagne flute after trying to clink it in a toast in during which the 32-year-old shouted “I don’t give a s***” before smashing the glass against his face during an after-party at Catch Steakhouse following his Madison Square Garden concert in New York City on Tuesday (6.28.22)

Kelly later admitted he felt “like s***” after it left him with a gash above his eye and whole appearing on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ the following night, there was an obvious cut above his eyebrow as he chatted with the 48-year-old talk show host. In recounting the accident, Baker told Meyers that because he didn’t have an available fork for the traditional gesture of clinking against the champagne flute, he opted to smash the glass into his head in order to grab the crowd’s attention.

“You know when you clink a champagne glass with a fork to kind of (get people’s attention)? Yeah, well, I didn’t have a fork, so I just clinked it on my head” he said.

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Author: Saul Goode

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