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Liam Gallagher says falling out of a helicopter was ‘an act of God’ 

Liam Gallagher suffered a nasty facial injury after falling out of a helicopter following his gig at the Isle of Wight Festival last month.

Speaking on The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X on Friday, the singer, 49, described the life-threatening incident as ‘an act of God’ and said his ‘nose has come back bigger and better’.  

The Oasis band member also joked to host Chris Moyles that if he could choose ‘a way to go’ it would be falling out of a helicopter.

Ever the optimist: Liam Gallagher said on The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X on Friday that falling out of a helicopter and suffering a nasty facial injury last month was ‘an act of God’. Pictured on The Jonathan Ross Show in November 2020

‘You know when I fell out the helicopter the other day, I said it was an act of God,’ Liam said. ‘It was an act of God! My nose has come back bigger and better!’

Ever the optimist, Liam, who has had a headline-grabbing rock and roll career, joked that he if could choose a ‘way to go’, it would be falling out of a helicopter. 

‘What a way to go, if it would have been. Tell you what, I wouldn’t have minded going that way. It’s better than slipping on a chopstick innit? 

Rock and roll life: Ever the optimist, Liam, who has had a headline-grabbing rock and roll career, joked that he if could choose a 'way to go', it would be falling out of a helicopter. 'What a way to go, if it would have been. Tell you what, I wouldn't have minded going that way'

Rock and roll life: Ever the optimist, Liam, who has had a headline-grabbing rock and roll career, joked that he if could choose a ‘way to go’, it would be falling out of a helicopter. ‘What a way to go, if it would have been. Tell you what, I wouldn’t have minded going that way’ 

‘Banging your head on the TV, remote control and all that, that’s a crap way to go innit? Falling out of a helicopter’s alright. I’d have bought that. If that was written in the stars, I’d have had that.’ 

Earlier this month, Liam shared a selfie which exposed the results of the dangerous disaster, before joking that he would use it for his next album cover. 

Ever the comedian, he wrote alongside the photo: ‘So check this out I fell out the helicopter last night you couldn’t rite it all good who said RnR is dead Keith moon eat your drum skin out C’mon you know LG x [sic].’

'Got the cover shot for the next album': Last month, Liam shocked fans with a gruesome selfie as he revealed he fell out of a helicopter following his Isle of Wight Festival gig

‘Got the cover shot for the next album’: Last month, Liam shocked fans with a gruesome selfie as he revealed he fell out of a helicopter following his Isle of Wight Festival gig

The photo exhibited multiple plasters and ointment which had been spread over his facial cuts, as well as a dried bloody nose.

Clearly taking things easy after the almost life-threatening incident, he went on to post a refreshing bottle of Estrella to his profile, featuring the caption: ‘What doesn’t kill ya makes ya TUFF GONG [sic].’

He went on to declare: ‘Got the cover shot for Nxt album c’mon you nose LG x [sic],’ which would certainly save a hefty fee for a professional photographer.

Wow! He wowed a sea of devoted supporters only the previous night when he stormed the stage at Seaclose Park in Newport during the first night of the festival (taken in 2021)

Wow! He wowed a sea of devoted supporters only the previous night when he stormed the stage at Seaclose Park in Newport during the first night of the festival (taken in 2021)

Hilarious: The singer shared a selfie which exposed the results of the dangerous disaster, before joking that he would use it for his next album cover

Hilarious: The singer shared a selfie which exposed the results of the dangerous disaster, before joking that he would use it for his next album cover

In true Liam fashion, the rocker went on to fool around with his followers, who had a plethora of questions regarding the details of the accident.

‘Any footage or CCTV?’ one user wrote, which prompter the Wonderwall hitmaker to comment: ‘Yeah it’s in the nxt video [sic].’

Another asked: ‘How the hell did you fall out a helicopter, liam? [Smiling face with open mouth emoji]’ to which Liam replied: ‘You tell me,’ before joking that he had plummeted from 100 thousand feet.

Joker: In true Liam fashion, the rocker went on to fool around with his followers, who had a plethora of questions regarding the details of the accident

Joker: In true Liam fashion, the rocker went on to fool around with his followers, who had a plethora of questions regarding the details of the accident

He wowed a sea of devoted supporters only the previous night when he stormed the stage at Seaclose Park in Newport during the first night of the festival.

Looking ever-cool in a pair of aviator sunglasses beneath a tousled head of brown tresses, the Mancunian certainly didn’t disappoint as he belted out his beloved tracks in a black windbreaker.

In a nod to his Oasis days, he pleased the crowd with a selection of his nostalgic 90s hits before progressing to his recent solo singles.

Tune into The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X, weekdays from 6:30am – 10am and Saturdays 8am – 11am.  

Showman: Looking ever-cool in a pair of aviator sunglasses beneath a tousled head of brown tresses, the Mancunian certainly didn't disappoint as he belted out his beloved tracks in a black windbreaker (pictured in 2021)

Showman: Looking ever-cool in a pair of aviator sunglasses beneath a tousled head of brown tresses, the Mancunian certainly didn’t disappoint as he belted out his beloved tracks in a black windbreaker (pictured in 2021)

Delicious: Clearly taking things easy after the almost life-threatening incident, he went on to post a refreshing bottle of Estrella to his profile, featuring the caption: 'What doesn't kill ya makes ya TUFF GONG [sic]'

Delicious: Clearly taking things easy after the almost life-threatening incident, he went on to post a refreshing bottle of Estrella to his profile, featuring the caption: ‘What doesn’t kill ya makes ya TUFF GONG [sic]’

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