The 10 Most Scandalous Celebrity ‘Wardrobe Malfunctions’ of All Time


Ah, the “wardrobe malfunction.” It seems like such a mainstay in modern pop culture that we can barely remember a time when it didn’t exist–and yet, prior to Janet Jackson’s 2004 Super Bowl performance alongside Justin Timberlake, the phrase didn’t even exist.

Ten years after the mishap‚which resulted in Janet’s entire right breast, nipple guard included, being exposed to hundreds of millions of people—we’re remembering the 7 most scandalous celebrity wardrobe malfunctions that had us all reeling.

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1. Janet Jackson’s unforgettable Super Bowl performance, 2004.

Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show

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2. Britney Spears has a very, um, private exposure during a concert, 2009.

3. Selena Gomez flashes her bits during a performance, 2013.

Selena Gomez Performing Live At The 103.3 AMP Radio Birthday Bash

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4. Iggy Azalea’s dress on the MTV EMAs red carpet shows just a little too much leg, 2013.

MTV EMA's 2013 - Red Carpet Arrivals

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5. Sofia Vergara splits her dress while dancing madly at an Emmys after-party, 2012.

sofia vergara wardrobe malfunction

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6. Kanye West’s pants fall down on his way home from dinner with Kim Kardashian, 2012.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Arrive at Kanye's Apartment After Dinner

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7. Katy Perry’s swimsuit creeps down at a water park, 2012.

Katy Perry Laughs About Her Day At Raging Waters

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8. Anne Hathaway goes commando under her Tom Ford gown and flashes photographers outside a premiere.

"Les Miserables" New York Premiere - Inside Arrivals

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9. Rihanna hits a club in London in a skin-tight black mini-dress that is also completely see-through.

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10. The back of Kim Kardashian’s dress pops open as she’s getting into her vehicle, 2012.

Kim Kardashian Out For Dinner At BOA

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