A nip slip can happen to any celebrity, especially the ones who frequently don bustiers and strategically placed ensembles of the risqué variety.
Once or twice...sure.
But Nicki Minaj is now the reigning queen of nip slips (Lady Gaga remains a close second), and there's just no explanation other than her boobs have developed a mind of their own and are struggling to break free of an oppressive, stifling system. Or...
The "Anaconda" artist just doesn't give a damn and may even kinda like the attention that comes with her nipples popping out of her costumes on stage, on the red carpet, on TV, Instagram...etc.
Not to say that she's doing it on purpose, but she no longer seems to be taking any extra precautionary measures to ensure that her nipples stay covered while she performs. Or sits down.
Girl just doesn't like bras!
Here's a brief overview of the seven wardrobe malfunctions and several more near-misses that the Grammy-nominated star has had, not including last night's slippage while on stage in Vancouver:
"Moment 4 Life," Indeed: This particular slip in 2011—on Good Morning America, so even earlier than prime time—seemingly prompted her to wear pasties moving forward. But that extra step in the getting-ready process did not stick for long...
Having It Their Way: No need for a bra at the Kmart and Shop Your Way Launch of the Nicki Minaj Collection in October 2013.
Girl Power: She solemnly told Andy Cohen on WWHL that her Miley-who?, wardrobe almost-disaster at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards was "very hard to deal with" and it made her feel "like I wanted to crawl under a freakin' rock," and she only went on stage so as not to leave Ariana Grande and Jessie J hanging.
But perhaps she later reconsidered and decided it was a sign to take a more que-sera-sera approach to such things!
And a few of the purely intentional variety, because why not: