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In case there was any doubt, it seems Lady Gaga truly puts on a breathtaking show!
It was a scary scene at the Gaga concert last week in Nashville, when a fan's heart literally stopped while the opening act performed. Crystal Thornton, 33, had to be resuscitated after having a seizure and passing out in the crowd.
"She stopped breathing, her eyes rolled back in her head, and her body started twitching," Thornton's friend, Christina Tugman said. "I was asking if she was okay, and she wasn't responding."
Tugman ran to the lobby to get help, and within one minute, an EMT reached Thornton. "(She) was unconscious with no heartbeat," the medic said.
Using a portable automated external defibrillator, paramedics took more than five minutes to get a pulse for Thornton. She was then airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center's emergency department, where doctors discovered that the scary incident was caused by an undetectable genetic condition.
As of Friday, Thornton was listed in stable condition, and she was able to express her disappointment about not getting to see Lady Gaga's Monster Ball.
"I am so mad I missed the concert," she said.