Beyoncé's Blouse Couldn't Handle the Excitement, Pops Open Onstage

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beyonce wardrobe malfunction
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beyonce wardrobe malfunction

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You've got to hand it to the leotard (opens in new tab): No matter how violently you gyrate, the only way that thing's exposing your naughty bits to 60,000 strangers is if you peel it off in front of them.

Which is more than you can say for some items of clothing, cough cough.

During a rendition of "Holy Grail" with husband Jay Z (opens in new tab) at Saturday's Global Citizen Festival, Beyoncé's lace Dolce & Gabbana blouse became overwhelmed and parted like the Red Sea, confirming that the Chosen One does not perform in fancy underpinnings but a utilitarian flesh-toned bra.

Lest you fear any unfortunate mortals looked upon her form and had to be turned into stags, there really wasn't anything to see, much less recover from. She simply smiled a dazzling smile and held her hand to her chest like, "I'm so very touched you came all the way out here to see little old me."

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