We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Goodness Gracious

Ellie Goulding nearly drowned after driving over frozen lake in Norway

She had to escape through the roof of her vehicle.

SINGER ELLIE GOULDING has revealed she almost drowned after driving over a frozen lake in Norway a few weeks ago.

ellie2 Ellie Goulding Abraham Caro Marin / AP/Press Association Images Abraham Caro Marin / AP/Press Association Images / AP/Press Association Images

Goulding, who is touring in Europe, told fans about the incident on Instagram. She shared an image of the vehicle she was in half-submerged in the lake.

ellie Instagram Instagram

She was with her photographer Conor McDonnell at the time. In a separate post he wrote:

This photo is from when we were in Norway a few weeks ago – That moment when you’re in -25 in the middle of nowhere in Norway in the pitch black and your belt wagon crashes through the ice in the middle of a lake and you have to emergency evacuate through the roof.

“‘Oh shit we’re in’ was my first though. Second was to take photos. We were in the front cabin. That is pretty much under water in this photo. A few minutes later it was all completely gone under the water and ice for good.”

Read: Huge shark jumps three metres onto fishing boat

Read: A mayor in Belgium is trying to ban male migrants from using his town’s swimming pool

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.