"We got to get a little better about, you know, feuding".
She entertained the crowd for a few moments while the crew determined what to do.
"I guess I'm just going to have to get down and walk amongst my people", she told the crowd.
Katy Perry might be a superstar, but she wasn't prepared to be left stranded in mid-air during a space-themed performance.
Eventually, the prop descended to the ground, forcing Perry to clumsily stage dive from it. "Should I tell some jokes, should I tell some stories, should I just sing another song?"
"It's stressful because you have to be... you have to critique in a short period of time and you don't want to get it wrong... you don't want to be the idiot that said no to the next Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood", the 41-year-old mused.
The Bon Appétit belter later tweeted: 'SMASHVILLE aka Nashville u were an INCREDIBLE time tonight!
The Swish Swish songstress will next take her 85-date Witness: The Tour to Missouri's Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Sunday night with opener Noah Cyrus. Presumably, the chair she was sitting on was supposed to be lowered during the song, but something went wrong and she couldn't get down.
"I'm a bit younger in heart!" Moments like these show that even the biggest productions aren't immune to issues, and that Perry's skilled at thinking on her (suspended) feet and rolling with the cosmic punches.
"And these guys are pulling a lot of the weight!" she added of her fellow Idol judges.
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