Even the stars take a tumble every once in a while!
, Jennifer Lawrence and Kim Kardashian are just a few celebrities who’ve completely wiped out while the cameras have been rolling. Michael B. Jordan
American Hustle actress had a series of slipping spells in February 2013 while she was on the award show circuit.
Ahead of the 2013 BAFTA Awards, Lawrence attended a dinner with her
Silver Linings Playbook costar in London but Bradley Cooper had a bit of a misstep outside the restaurant. Lawrence was spotted tripping on a curb at the time and losing her shoe as fans looked on.
Later that month, the Kentucky native faceplanted
at the 2013 Oscars in Hollywood as she walked up accept the award for Best Actress for Silver Linings Playbook.
“You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell — it’s really embarrassing,” Lawrence said after being helped up and to the podium to receive her award. “This is nuts!”
Two years later, Lawrence’s
costar Hunger Games revealed whether she really is as clumsy as she seems during an appearance on Liam Hemsworth Late Night With Seth Meyers.
The Australia native explained that
Lawrence falling is “not at all” part of an elaborate act. “She’s terrible at walking,” he said in November 2015, referencing the time that the actress broke her high heel while walking a red carpet with him.
“She got down the stairs there, and we got to the back of the theater and one of her heels broke, and she went down,” Hemsworth recalled of
a . “Thankfully, it was at the back of the theater so only a couple of people saw her. I picked her up and she only has one heel on, so I’m walking her out, [but then] we get outside the theater and a friend of mine comes up and I’m like, ‘Hey, good to see you!’ and I let go.” Hunger Games London premiere
Lawrence, for her part, later addressed her tendency to slip, especially during the 2013 Oscars while appearing on the “Absolutely Not with Heather McMahan” podcast in October 2020.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix star explained that “for a very long time, the fall thing was very sensitive” for her, but she has since started to look back it “fondly.” Lawrence also revealed that she and had a bit of a fallout after the incident when Anderson Cooper he claimed that she was faking it.
“It was so devastating because it was this horrific humiliation to me,” she recalled, noting she eventually spoke with Cooper about his comments. “I don’t know if I’ll ever have a chance to give a speech like that again, so it didn’t feel good for me not to have a speech.” Cooper later apologized for saying she was faking the whole thing, with Lawrence adding, “I think we’re good friends now.”
Scroll down to see which
celebrities have fallen on stage, during a performance or just walking:
Nothing to see here! The hotel heiress got some help from her bodyguard after falling outside a Hollywood club in January 2006. Her sister Nicky Hilton, meanwhile, just looked on during the funny incident.
The former Happy Endings resident couldn’t help but laugh as she slipped while ice skating in Central Park in NYC while working on the film My Sassy Girl in January 2007.
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Marilyn Monroe moment, anyone? Not exactly. Simpson caught her heel on a NYC sidewalk before heading into the ACE Awards at Cipriani in November 2007.
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What a save! The former 90210 actress quickly bounced back after getting her heel caught on the red carpet at the 7th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party in L.A. in September 2009.
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Where’s her little monsters when she needs them? The “Applause” singer toppled down when she arrived at Heathrow Airport in London in June 2010.
The prince fell while playing for the Blackrock Polo team at the Polo Classic on Governor’s Island in NYC in June 2010.
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Taxi! Hayek was spotted almost taking a nose dive while holding onto her daughter Valentina’s hand in Novemeber 2011.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi
Meatball down! The Jersey Shore alum — while still pregnant with son Lorenzo — fell to her knees near the Seaside Heights boardwalk while filming the MTV series in June 2012.
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There she goes! The Pretty Little Liars star was all smiles (on her t-shirt too!) when she took a dive to the floor while leaving the Chateau Marmont in L.A. in August 2012.
The Catching Fire actress famously fell while walking up the stairs to accept the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Silver Linings Playbook in February 2013.
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Beckham took a hard hit to the ground after kicking a soccer ball in China in March 2013.
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Miguel accidentally kicked a female fan in the face during a live performance at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in May. “Got caught up in the moment, thank goodness Khyati is okay,” the “Adorn” singer tweeted hours later about the injured audience member. “Rock and roll made me do it.”
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The Mad About You alum crashed feet first into the water while surfboarding in Malibu in May 2013.
Kidman got completely bulldozed when a photographer on a bicycle knocked her on the ground in NYC in September 2013.
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The British actress fell to her side in a clumsy moment while leaving her mark in the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood in November 2013. The Saving Mr. Banks star toppled over after she stepped off the elevated box, but later laughed it off.
The reality star took a tumble at her family garage sale in Tarzana, California, in November 2013. Luckily, her best friend Jonathan Cheban was there to help her up.
Seal took a spill while snowboarding on a Mammoth Lakes hill in California in December 2013.
Michael B. Jordan
Nothing awkward here! The That Awkward Moment star played it cool when he tumbled in front of a group of fans in NYC in January 2014. His solution? The Friday Night Lights alum caught his fall by grabbing onto a street sign.
The British actress got tripped up on her Dolce & Gabbana gown at the Berlin Film Festival premiere of her film The Woman in Gold in February 2015.
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The comedian purposefully hit the red carpet of the Time 100 gala in New York City in April 2015.
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Prince William and Duchess Kate’s eldest child happily took a tumble in the grass at the Gigaset Charity Polo Match in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, in June 2015.
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