Shocking moment when the presenter collapses during a live TV show in Colombia while co-host comes to her rescue
This is the shocking moment when a female Colombian TV presenter collapsed on the studio floor in the middle of a live broadcast.
Elianis Garrido suffered the medical episode while co-presenting the show Lo Sé Todo (I Know Everything) on Colombia’s state-owned Canal 1.
In dramatic footage from the broadcast, 35-year-old Elianis can be seen holding her face as her co-host speaks, before suddenly falling from her chair to the floor.
As she hits the ground, the studio springs into action. A man who had been behind the cameras is shown throwing his papers on the floor as he runs to the aid of his colleague, bending over to check on her.
Co-host Ariel Osorio quickly stands up and calls for a commercial break before running over to his colleague as well.
This is the shocking moment when a female Colombian TV presenter collapsed on the studio floor in the middle of a live broadcast
In dramatic footage from the broadcast, 35-year-old Elianis is first seen holding her face as her co-host speaks, before suddenly falling from her chair to the floor
Elianis Garrido (pictured), 35, is a Colombian TV presenter who collapsed live last week
The footage shot with the overhead camera jumps ahead a few moments to show that five more people – including her co-host – have gathered around the prone Elianis and helped her into the recovery position.
After Elianis was rushed to a medical center, Ariel told viewers she had “breathing problems.” Speaking directly to her mother, who always watches the show, he said, “Everything is fine, Eli is perfect.”
“She’s finishing up some security protocols and she’s fine, don’t worry.
“She’ll call you in a minute, we’ll tell you what’s wrong with Eli.”
Meanwhile, TV presenter María Fernanda Romero claimed that Elianis had been feeling bad for several days due to changes in the climate.
María added that she was suffering from a bad cough before passing out.
According to local media, the presenter is recovering well.
Elianis has yet to speak publicly about the incident. The popular presenter has a following of 6.2 million people on Instagram and 673,000 on Facebook.
It happened on March 16, two days before American weather presenter Alissa Carlson Schwartz, 47, passed out live on CBS LA, in the US.
The Los Angeles meteorologist was about to start her Saturday morning weather forecast when the color suddenly drained from her face, her eyes rolled to the back of her head, and she fell to the ground with a jolt.
KCAL News meteorologist Alissa Carlson Schwartz collapsed on air on Saturday just a few years after she vomited on air in 2018, leading to a 2014 diagnosis of a leaky heart valve
The former Ms. California has since posted on social media that she’ll be “fine” and said she was thankful it wasn’t her heart this time.
Carlson Schwartz was referring to the 2014 diagnosis of a leaky heart valve, which was discovered after she vomited in the middle of a TV broadcast.
Just hours after she collapsed on the air on Saturday morning, Carlson Schwartz posted an update to her Facebook page around 2:30 p.m., writing, “Thanks for all the texts, calls, and well wishes. It’ll be fine!’
On Sunday, she continued to update her viewers through her Instagram stories, along with photos of well wishes, flowers and gifts, writing that she was out of the hospital and recovering.