Backstage with new music celebrity Pink | 60 Minutes

This 7 days, 60 Minutes satisfied Pink, the powerhouse voice guiding occasion anthems like “So What” and “Get the Social gathering Started out.” The pop celebrity broke attendance information this yr on a large world tour. 

60 Minutes correspondent Cecilia Vega was in the crowd for the tour’s homecoming prevent, Pink’s native Philadelphia. 

“When you say ‘concert,’ it would not seriously start to explain a Pink general performance,” Vega told 60 Minutes Additional time. “It is Broadway. It is rock. It is Cirque du Soleil, it is flipping, and acrobatics. It is really truly incredible singing. It can be a spectacle.” 

All through just one portion of this significant-strength exhibit, Pink hangs large over the stage, spinning and entwining herself in silk ropes until finally she is totally upside down, still singing. And there are no security nets. 

“She is someone who educated in childhood gymnastics, and all of that is mirrored in her live shows,” Vega informed 60 Minutes Extra time. 

60 Minutes traveled to the singer’s California dwelling to see how she trains for this awe-inspiring aerial performance.  

With her aerialist coach Dreya Weber and aerialist partner Khasan Brailsford, Pink practiced on a substantial metallic framework with ropes dangling from the heart, heading as a result of the moves from her exhibit. 

Pink credits coach Weber for a transform in her pre-display plan: she does not drink before she hits the stage.  

“You can by no means, at any time, at any time not assume about what you do, and respect it for the craft that it is,” Pink recalled Weber telling her when she began incorporating aerial performance to her displays. 

Pink invited Vega and the 60 Minutes group backstage after her live performance in Philadelphia to see her consider a chilly plunge in frigid h2o, on lots of nights a write-up-demonstrate plan. As she stepped into the ice-cold bath, wincing and mashing her enamel, Vega asked why she does it. 

“You don’t wake up hurting. You harm whilst you are in it,” the singer replied. 

Pink’s 12-12 months-outdated daughter, Willow, jumped in right after her, and broke her mom’s document time of six minutes and seven seconds. Willow challenged her father and Pink’s spouse, motocross star Carey Hart, to jump in. He acquired in up to his neck but obtained out in fewer than 10 seconds. 

“This motocross star, who is a popular daredevil, could not hold in comparison to his daughter,” Vega said. 

The video previously mentioned was generated by Will Croxton and Brit McCandless Farmer. It was edited by Will Croxton. 

Online video of Pink in live performance courtesy of Charlie Alves