Ladder Acrobat Suffers Tragic Fall on ‘America’s Got Talent 10’ (VIDEO)

Ladder acrobat Uzeyer Novruzov suffered a tragic fall during his death-defying performance on America’s Got Talent 10, “Semi-Final 2”!

Uzeyer kicks things off modestly, descending from the ceiling on an umbrella, like some mad cross between Charlie Chaplin and Mary Poppins. He then dances on the floor on a giant ring. It’s such a cool performance, so much so that I almost felt like he didn’t even need the ladder. But he eventually climbs the ladder, and what happens next is just heartbreaking, considering how badly Uzeyer clearly wants this. But I can’t imagine America giving him a second chance, because that would mean the possibility of something like this happening again. And I’m not sure people want to see him get hurt on live TV again.

Watch the heart-stopping performance video below:

Ladder Acrobat Suffers Tragic Fall on 'America's Got Talent 10' (VIDEO)

Judges: Howard feels awful for Uzeyer, saying they are proud of him for making it this far. He reiterates to the audience at home that this is a death-defying act, and that he’s so sorry this happened to Uzeyer, since he’s been so good in the past. The other judges echo these sentiments, as Uzeyer pleads for 90 more seconds so he can try again. Howie unfortunately says they don’t have an extra 90 seconds since other acts still need to go. Uzeyer seems really upset, and walks off the stage while Nick is giving out voting information.

But what did you think of Uzeyer Novruzov? Sound off in the comments!

And if you missed any of tonight’s performances, check out our live blog and recap of tonight’s Semi-Final show with videos!

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