Updated December 26th, 2023 at 16:43 IST

NCT’s Ten falls into an open lift pit at 2023 SBS Gayo Daejeon, netizens criticise organisers

During the 2023 SBS Gayo Daejeon, NCT's Ten fell off stage but swiftly recovered to continue his performance, sparking concern among fans.

NCT's Ten stage mishap | Image:NCT's Ten stage mishap I Instagram

encountered an unexpected incident, capturing fans' concern worldwide. The incident unfolded during Ten's solo intro segment before joining fellow NCT U members for their performance of Baggy Jeans. In a shocking video that circulated online, Ten is seen entering the stage and accidentally tripping into an open lift pit, which wasn't clearly visible due to dim lighting.

NCT’s Ten falls off stage at 2023 SBS Gayo Daejeon

A video going viral on the internet revealed Ten falling into the obscured lift pit, prompting immediate worry among fans. However, to everyone's relief, Ten swiftly reappeared on stage and continued his performance, showcasing remarkable professionalism despite the mishap. Post-event, Ten took to the Bubble social media platform to reassure his fans, urging them not to worry as he confirmed his well-being and extended warm Christmas wishes.

Fan reactions and safety concerns

The incident triggered an outpouring of reactions from fans, with many expressing shock and concern for Ten's safety. Additionally, netizens raised valid criticism regarding the event's safety measures, citing the dimly lit stage as a potential factor contributing to the accident. The lack of clear visibility might have inadvertently led to the unfortunate fall.


A look into Ten's career and future plans

Ten, a Thai singer and dancer, has been a pivotal member of NCT and its sub-units, including NCT U and WayV, since 2016. Renowned for his talent, Ten ventured into a solo career in August 2021 with the release of Dream in a Dream. Recently, he excitedly announced his first solo fan concert scheduled to take place in Seoul in February 2024, captivating fans with the promise of a memorable event.

NCT’s Ten falls off stage at 2023 SBS Gayo Daejeon I Twitter 

The incident, while startling, highlighted Ten's resilience and dedication to his craft, earning admiration from supporters for his unwavering professionalism. Nonetheless, it brought to light the necessity for enhanced safety precautions during such performances to prevent similar mishaps in the future.


Published December 26th, 2023 at 16:43 IST