Britney on Platform, realizing she's stuck (or, that's what I'm choosing to believe that facial expression is)
Link to full video of events
Clip of just afterward, she still has the harness on.
A minute or so later, harness is finally off.
Summary of Incident for People Unwilling/Unable to Watch the Video:
It's not that dramatic.
Basically, the hydraulic thing that's supposed to lift her up, swing her out over the crowd, then drop her safely down decided to do exactly none of those things.
Since the line wouldn't retract, she couldn't go up; and it wouldn't extend, so she couldn't go down.
The sound techs just repeat the chorus and she keeps lip synching and writhe-dancing or whatever that is while a
She is then greeted by some backup dancers, who help her ~make an entrance when the aforementioned sound techs played her cues.
Britney's End-of-Leg Tweet was a clip of "Freakshow"
Image #1: Instagram @elskaminn
Image #2: Instagram @britney.rus
Video #1: Instagram @andyworld11
Video #2: Instagram @andyworld11
Video #3: Instagram @britney_army_forever
Text description provided by me.
Poor-quality gif of what didn't happen. For reference, or some shit.