Wendy Moten returns to The Voice after fracturing her wrist and breaking her elbow from a nasty fall

Wendy Moten returned to The Voice wearing two arms casts after tripping over a piece of stage equipment during last Tuesday’s live results show. 

While the 57-year-old contestant initially assured viewers that she was just a ‘little bruised’ from the nasty tumble, the Come In Out of the Rain crooner actually sustained a broken right elbow and fractured left wrist.

The seasoned backup singer, who has worked for Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, opened up about the scary ordeal to coach Blake Shelton on NBC’s musical competition series on Monday night.  

Nothing can stop her: Wendy Moten returned to The Voice wearing two arms casts after tripping over a piece of stage equipment during last Tuesday’s live results show

‘So, you had the fall onstage. The next thing I know, you’re telling [Voice host] Carson [Daly] you’re OK,’ her coach  Shelton recalled during one of their rehearsals.

‘Next thing I know, we were going to do rehearsals that night, and you’re in the hospital.’

Ahead of her performance of Dolly Parton’s Jolene, the eight-time Grammy nominee jokingly asked her to ‘promise’ not to ‘break both’ her legs next.   

In response, she playfully shot back: ‘I’m not breaking nothin’! They’ll have to wheel me out in a wheelchair, and I’ll sing and they can wheel me back out.’ 

Ouch! While she initially assured viewers that she was just a 'little bruised' from the nasty tumble, the 57-year-old contestant actually sustained a broken right elbow and fractured left wrist

Ouch! While she initially assured viewers that she was just a ‘little bruised’ from the nasty tumble, the 57-year-old contestant actually sustained a broken right elbow and fractured left wrist

The Memphis native’s accident happened after she, her coach and fellow Team Blake members Paris Winningham and Lana Scott sang Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) together. 

Winningham and Scott immediately rushed to lend a hand, but Shelton, who had his back turned to her did not see her fall.    

Once Gwen Stefani’s husband saw Moten on the ground, he went to check on her safety and well-being.

‘Everybody alright?’ asked host Carson Daly. ‘We will take a quick second. We just had somebody fall.’ 

Down! The contestant's slip occurred when she tripped over a piece of stage equipment during the live results show (seen above)

Down! The contestant’s slip occurred when she tripped over a piece of stage equipment during the live results show (seen above)

The moment she slipped: Here she is seen losing her footing and heading down

The moment she slipped: Here she is seen losing her footing and heading down

Picking her up: She was helped up as one of the crew looked at the equipment

Picking her up: She was helped up as one of the crew looked at the equipment

Oh no: When their performance of Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) ended, the Memphis native fell over one of the speakers, unbeknownst to the country star, 45, who had his back turned to her

Oh no: When their performance of Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) ended, the Memphis native fell over one of the speakers, unbeknownst to the country star, 45, who had his back turned to her

Shelton walked back up on stage to see if Moten was injured while he and a crew member helped the contestant walk off the stage.

‘We hope she is okay,’ Daly stated, before asking her, himself, minutes later.

When the show returned from a break, Daly was standing with Moten who said she was a ‘little bruised’ but ‘OK.’

Supportive: Immediately, her fellow Team Blake members Paris Winningham and Lana Scott rushed to lend a hand

Supportive: Immediately, her fellow Team Blake members Paris Winningham and Lana Scott rushed to lend a hand

Coach: Once he turned around and saw Moten on the floor, the country star went to check on her as the live audience worried about her safety and well-being

Coach: Once he turned around and saw Moten on the floor, the country star went to check on her as the live audience worried about her safety and well-being

The 48-year-old host and radio personality went on to express that he was so glad that she was okay after the scary tumble.  

Fans were understandably concerned, with many taking to social media to say they hope she’s ‘not too sore this morning.’ 

‘I hope you’re feeling ok, we really need you and your voice,’ another commented on her latest Instagram post from the night. 

Moten did move on to the Top 10 and is set to return to the stage next week.   

Sparking concern: The 48-year-old host and radio personality went on to express that he was so glad that she was okay after the scary tumble

Sparking concern: The 48-year-old host and radio personality went on to express that he was so glad that she was okay after the scary tumble

Followers were praying: Fans were understandably considered, with many taking to social media to say they hope she's 'not too sore this morning'

Followers were praying: Fans were understandably considered, with many taking to social media to say they hope she’s ‘not too sore this morning’

'I hope you’re feeling ok, we really need you and your voice,' another commented on her latest Instagram post from the night

‘I hope you’re feeling ok, we really need you and your voice,’ another commented on her latest Instagram post from the night


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