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    Katy Perry Was Brought To Tears After An "American Idol" Contestant Had A Seizure Onstage

    The contestant has vasovagal syncope.

    On Monday, American Idol contestant Makayla Brownlee was set to perform "Rainbow" by Kacey Musgraves during Hollywood Week 2: Solo Performances on the show.

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    While introducing the song, she appeared visibily nervous:

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    Makayla then started breathing heavily and eventually ran offstage.

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    She appeared to have collapsed backstage, suffering from a "panic attack seizure," according to Idol.

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    "In seventh grade, I was diagnosed vasovagal syncope. It's a heart condition that causes me to react to stress differently and it could cause a seizure," Makayla explained.

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    Makayla went to get checked out, producers said.

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    But just a few hours later, SHE WAS BACK.

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    And slayed her rendition of "Rainbow." Her low notes and delicate voice moved me so much.

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    Katy was me โ€” crying and so proud.

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    Katy was definitely moved by Makayla's strength.

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    "Ah...perspective, right?" Katy said.

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    Way to go, Makayla. Rooting for you.

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