Disney Cast Member Who Suffered Devastating Injuries Mid-Performance “Fighting For Her Life”

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A Disney cast member who suffered a devastating fall during a live performance inspired by Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (1991) over the weekend is reportedly “fighting for her life.”

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On Saturday, 31-year-old Anastasia Olsen, a professional ice skater who portrays Belle in the Beauty and the Beast-inspired performance for Disney on Ice, was seriously injured when she suffered a devastating fall during Disney’s Magic in the Stars show at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

According to eye-witness accounts, Olsen appeared “shaky” before her fall, just as she was being lifted into the air as part of the performance she shared with another actor who portrayed Beast in the show. Other witnesses say the actress began exhibiting signs of seizure immediately following the accident, though it’s not clear whether Olsen did, in fact, suffer a seizure.

Olsen’s fall prompted immediate emergency medical attention, and paramedics quickly arrived and transported the actress to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

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On Monday, the actress’s condition was upgraded from critical to serious, but the latest reports indicate the actress is “fighting for her life” in the wake of the injuries she suffered as a result of her fall on Saturday.

Shortly after the accident, a video of the tragic event went viral. Per the post on X, formerly Twitter, that included the video, “Beast stumbled into the side during a lift and dropped Belle on the ice.” The post further claims that the actress portraying Belle “immediately started seizing and was carried out on a stretcher.”

The video can be seen below. Please be advised that the content of the video may be unsettling for some viewers.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the young actress and her family and friends during this difficult time.

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!


  1. Send them also to the young man that is her partner as it has to be hard on him as well.

  2. Praying for her and the young man. This has to be hard on him too. Does anyone know how She is doing?

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