The singer fell during her performance in Anaheim, California, on February 21, and was hospitalised afterward, needing 60 stitches in her leg. She injured herself during the first song of her set, but did manage to finish her performance before being taken away in an ambulance.
Ferreira, who has been supporting Cyrus on her controversial Bangerz tour, spent seven hours in the hospital and posted several images to her Instagram account, writing: “I didn’t even notice the injury until 10 mins after I played bc I had so much fun. I just figured it was some blood.” Ferreira was forced to cancel a Google+ Hangout with Rolling Stone magazine due to the injury, but has said that she plans to continue the tour as scheduled when she is able to.
In an interview with NME last year, Ferreira, who released her album ‘Night Time, My Time’ in October, talked about criticism of the album’s cover art, which depicts her naked in the shower. She said: “You’re supposed to sell your body in a way that’s like… it’s OK to be sexy when it benefits everyone else. Most of the people who had a problem with it were men. At this point, I feel like I’m doing a bad job of being a feminist if I’m not making someone angry.”
Cyrus, meanwhile, has received numerous complaints from parents who had taken their children to the show, which features twerking, revealing outfits and sexual dancing as well as Cyrus pretending to give oral sex to a man dressed as Bill Clinton.