Ryan Seacrest just got stuck in the elevator while going up to the Times Square ball in New York City ahead of hosting “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” on Saturday night. The 42-year-old took to his social media accounts to share update videos while stuck in the elevator, noting he was missing his appearance on Good Morning America because of the incident.
“Hi from underneath the ball in Times Square,” Seacrest said. “We’re stuck in the elevator, everybody! We’re supposed to be on Good Morning America, but we can’t get there.”
After giving another update of everyone calling whoever they could for some help, he finally revealed that the Fire Department of New York City came to the rescue, 40 minutes after getting stuck.
The host finally made it to the GMA set where he laughed with his co-hosts, “I will tell you this, if you’ve ever been stuck in an elevator, it’s funny and cute for about 10 minutes, and then about 20 minutes in, it’s not so funny anymore. But thank you to the fire department who came and rescued us and pried those doors open.”
If they got stuck again, he offered some sage advice: “We could always take the stairs.”