“Glee” star Amber Riley collapsed on the red carpet at an event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night while being interviewed and photographed.
Riley, who plays Mercedes Jones in the hit TV show, was attending an event hosted by the TV Academy of Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood when she fainted, E! Online reported.
“Hey guys, I’m okay 🙂 I got a little dizzy from all the photog flashes!” Riley tweeted afterwards.
“You’d think I’d be used to it by now, still a red carpet amateur I guess. Gonna get checked out but I feel fine. Thank you for all the concern and well wishes.
“I’d also like to thank the photographers for being do professional and not taking photos of me on the ground. I truly truly appreciate it. Could have been super embarrassing.”
The TV Academy was hosting a panel discussion in front of Emmy voters with the cast of “Glee.”According to E!, Riley returned to the event after a short break. The series is about to wrap up production on its third season. Read more>.