There’s a simple equation to determine the level of comedy that’s produced by an unexpected tumble.
[Height of fall] plus [amount of flailing] minus [pain and/or injury] = funny/not funny.
In other words, as long as there’s no real damage done — and damaged egos don’t count — a fall can be pretty funny.
RuPaul‘s Drag Race All-Stars season 3 queen Aja is known for her live slayage. She’s a formidable queen that we truly can’t wait to see come back with a vengeance on All-Stars.
That said, a good fall is still a good fall. And we’re hoping Aja herself is laughing off a recent tumble off the back of a stage.
This is the stuff the pratfalling community must study late into the night, yearning to reproduce:
AJA falling off stage during performance ?
Posted by Rupaul's Drag Race Family on Friday, November 17, 2017
And we give many bonus points for the way she pops back up immediately after the plunge.
A true pro!