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Saturdays singer has tour tumble

Vanessa White
Saturdays bandmate Wiseman posted a picture of White on Twitter

Vanessa White of the girl group The Saturdays, performed in a wheelchair at a gig in Dundee on Wednesday after falling down a flight of stairs.

The 19-year-old singer is understood to have tripped over a wire as the band walked on stage to perform the first song of their set, If This Is Love.

It was only the second night of the band's first headline UK tour.

Speaking on social networking site Twitter, her bandmates said: "She is a trooper and sang her heart out."

Fellow Saturday, Rochelle Wiseman, said the accident took place, "literally as we were walking on for our first song."

White emerged around halfway through the set to cheers and performed from the confine of her chair.

She said: "There was no way I was going to miss it!!!"

Take That

Her record label spokesperson said the the singer had strained her foot but would be well enough to perform with her bandmates as they support Take That in Sunderland tomorrow.

The band are due on Stage in Oxford tonight and White will also be appearing as scheduled.

In a new post on Twitter, the singer said: "Just finished my treatments for today, very painfull!! Next session on Monday and not looking forward to it!!"



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