Don’t anticipate ‘AGT’ aerialist Alan Silva to do one other dying drop over spikes. He spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HL about why he received’t take that danger once more however vowed to ‘high the spikes!’
America’s Acquired Expertise fan fave Alan Silva ended his quarterfinals efficiency with a jaw-dropping dying drop over spikes. Earlier than he carried out, Alan revealed that he broke his neck the final time he tried this stunt. He was profitable this final time and didn’t undergo any accidents, however Alan advised HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY that he received’t be attempting that stunt once more sooner or later any time quickly — not even within the semi-finals.
“I received’t be doing extra spikes quickly as a result of my household didn’t like that!” Alan advised HollywoodLife. “And so they have been fearful, and I used to be fearful. Particularly with it being so humid, and to slide and fall on high of it…”
Alan teased that he plans to do “one thing completely different” for his subsequent act. He even mentioned that he in all probability received’t have silks in his subsequent efficiency. However he made positive to notice: “I’m going to high the spikes undoubtedly!”
The AGT contestant opened up about why he determined to speak concerning the scary damage that would have been a career-ender for him. “I used to be open to speak about my damage as a result of I do know that folks additionally undergo different issues in there life, and typically that may cease them from shifting ahead for pursuing their goals or do what they actually love and what they need to do,” Alan mentioned. “It may be an damage, it may be as a result of they’ve been made enjoyable of, or it may be any completely different scenario, however the entire level for me is to encourage folks and to indicate them that you could push via your fears, you’ll be able to push via issues, and you’ll really conquer the concern. So that’s the reason I made a decision to speak about my damage, to indicate folks I can transfer ahead and previous no matter barrier anybody is blocked by to maneuver ahead themselves.”
Alan hasn’t seen Simon Cowell since his audition. Simon broke his again whereas driving an electrical bike in Aug. 2020. He’s been recovering at dwelling and has not been on AGT for the quarterfinals. Simon was one in every of Alan’s greatest cheerleaders after his audition, and Alan admitted that the present is just not the identical with out Simon.
“I miss Simon for positive being on the panel,” Alan advised HollywoodLife. “He has a lot data, and he has seen so many issues in his profession, particularly on AGT and BGT. He really is aware of that we’re a number of the high folks to see, so for positive I miss him on the panel. But when something I hope for his restoration. He’s going via an damage himself that I talked about, and I’m simply glad he’s recovering and that he’s OK.” America’s Acquired Expertise season 15 airs Tuesdays and Wednesdays at eight p.m. on NBC.