It’s not quite the biggest unplanned TV moment of the week, but Katy Perry did delight fans with an unplanned snafu in her latest appearance american idol.
The singer-songwriter, who serves as a judge on the hit US reality show, accidentally split her pants during the performance.
As it became clear what had happened, the crowd could be heard laughing and cheering while fellow judge Lionel Richie looked on in amazement.
Perry then asked for gaffer tape to cover up the cleavage, with members of the crew using bright yellow tape to conspicuously cover up the area.
Viewers reacted with amusement to the moment and shared their thoughts on social media.
“Gotta love her,” one fan wrote. “S*** happens. Keep loving life and make people smile.”
“I love the way Katy Perry does everything for her own good! Just awesome,” wrote another.
“Ahahahah I love how she sang ‘be a teenage dream’ and then they ripped XD Katy is hilarious without even trying,” laughed someone else.
Another fan commented: “That was a healthy good laugh. Love her.”
A few weeks ago, Perry was filmed walking off the set american idol after her fellow judges refused to advance a contestant – the granddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin – to the next round.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/katy-perry-american-idol-pants-split-b2047261.html Katy Perry fans react to ‘hilarious’ slip when pants ripped during American Idol performance