In cinema, a little allure goes a long way. The mystery of what's left to the imagination, the suggestiveness of certain imagery, the scandalous nature of some film and TV scenes—Hollywood capitalizes on all that coquettishness. But sometimes the "scandal sells" approach goes a little further than intended when an actor's clothing stops cooperating and they flash more skin than they intended, or when they're simply wearing something they definitely shouldn't be. Any skilled costume designer, dedicated director, or eagle-eyed editor would remedy accidental near-nudity or glaring mistakes on set or in post-production to ensure the public never spotted the garment glitch. That's usually how it works, too — except in the case of these wardrobe malfunctions that skated past a hundred sets of eyes and somehow ended up in the movie. Even if you've never seen Closer , Mike Nichols' Oscar-nominated film adapted from Patrick Marber's searing stage play of the same name, you've certainly seen the character Natalie Portman portrays. Bubblegum pink wig, dangling crystal earrings, and a purple star-encrusted, fringed-out bustier? That's Alice Ayres, also known as Jane Jones, the young exotic dancer from America who arrives in London, meets and falls for British writer Dan Woolf Jude Law , and makes a pretty naughty declaration about the most fun thing a girl can do. Though many would be forgiven for presuming Portman bares it all as Alice, they'd be mistaken, as the actress defies her character's line of work and stays totally clothed. But thanks to a wardrobe malfunction that happens during an unfortunate moment in a booth opposite Clive Owen's Larry Gray, a lot more is shown.
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The bra slip in Closer
Wardrobe malfunctions are a part of life, but for celebrities, these embarrassing mishaps happen in the public eye. Whether on stage, on the red carpet , or on the streets, celebrities have been photographed with broken dresses, open flies, and flimsy skirts. But they handle these mishaps with grace and good humor. When it happened, she left the stage and returned, wearing a bathrobe.
The scandalous stumble in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Fill out the form below, or call us at You asked for it, you got it. Here are the 10 most recent celeb malfunctions in no particular order.
Miley Cyrus suffered a nip slip at NY fashion week and photos from behind the scenes at the Oscars. Here are news. Rapper Cardi B and her husband Offset certainly made an impression during a red carpet appearance over Grammys weekend. Rapper Cardi B could barely contain an imminent wardrobe malfunction as she stepped out of the VMAs afterparty in this tiny dress. The rapper suffered a major wardrobe malfunction on stage at Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival. The singer ran a very high risk of having a wardrobe malfunction on stage during her tour thanks to this baffling outfit. The make-up mogul sported a revealing crop top and skirt today — the same day Kanye West made a huge announcement. Wearing a sheer lace, Gigi Hadid has showed some skin on the runway in Paris — and turned heads in the process. WHEN Julia Roberts hit the red carpet at the Notting Hill premiere in , she caused a bit of a stir thanks to one striking accessory.