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Dangerous Trapeze Act On 'America's Got Talent' Goes Horribly Awry, Leaving The Judges And Audience Stunned

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

It was a jaw dropping episode of America's Got Talent on Tuesday night. One couple’s trapeze act got a LOT of attention—and not for the right reasons.

Trapeze artist couple Mary and Tyce were performing their high-flying routine when Mary, hanging upside-down, slid down her husband's body and out from his grasp, plummeting to the stage before the eyes of the studio audience, their two-year-old son Jaxx, and the completely gobsmacked judges. 

Viewers seemed just as surprised as the judges: