America’s Bought Expertise contestant Jonathan Goodwin was on hearth on Tuesday evening — actually. As a part of his AGT quarterfinals efficiency, Goodwin doused himself in oil and tried to flee shackles in underneath 20 seconds, all whereas hearth closed in on him. Sadly, the daredevil wasn’t capable of unlock himself in time, and he went up in flames, prompting choose Howie Mandel to name for a medic. Eek!
Goodwin has spent the previous few weeks of AGT wowing the judges together with his stuntman talents, however final evening, he ratcheted up the stress with a wholly new act. “Of all the stunts in my book, this is the one my mom didn’t want me to try,” he defined to the judges earlier than his efficiency. With some assist from Heidi Klum, the contestant lined himself in gasoline, locked his wrists into police-regulation handcuffs, and secured his head right into a field meant to impair his imaginative and prescient.
“When my head is locked in the box, I cannot reach the red handle,” he advised Klum, pointing to a lever above the lockbox. “And in order for me to survive tonight, I need to reach the red handle.”
The judges shifted nervously of their seats because the AGT staff prepped Goodwin. “Do they have a medic here?” requested Sofia Vergara. “I don’t want to see this.” Similar!
Producers lit the fuse coiled round Goodwin, however it started to ignite a lot sooner than initially deliberate. “Oh, no!” yelled Mandel. “That’s going too fast! That’s going to be faster than 20 seconds.”
The hearth shortly made its method to the contestant, and his decrease physique went up in flames. “Call somebody!” stated Mandel as the hearth raged. “No! He’s on fire! Somebody move in! Why is everybody just standing?”
His complete physique quickly grew to become engulfed in flames, however Goodwin, ever the professional, finally made his method out of the restraints and pulled the pink deal with. The exasperated stuntman concluded his efficiency with a bow, and later, what I can solely think about was a really lengthy bathe.
Watch Jonathan Goodwin’s death-defying AGT efficiency above.