Longtime actress Kim Delaney, star of the popular television series “Army Wives,” was escorted off stage at the National Constitution Center Thursday night after delivering a stilted, and at times unintelligible, speech for the Liberty Medal Award presentation to Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
It is unclear what was wrong with the television star, but she appeared disheveled as she struggled to read a speech, which partly described her character’s role on Army Wives, off of the teleprompter.
“As I try to comfort wives, husbands, families, fathers, children…loved ones, made good, what I’ve learned is the Constitution Center,” Delaney says.
Delaney’s long pauses and jumbled sentences were cut off when a voiceover came on and an employee wearing a head set came on the stage and walked Delaney away.
People in attendance said that it appeared the teleprompter was not working, reports KYW Newsradio.
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