Toni Braxton

Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Toni Braxton has gamely offered herself up to be the butt of her own joke.

Proving that she's got a wonderfully healthy sense of humor, the singer poked fun at her recent onstage wardrobe malfunction after she inadvertently mooned an entire arena of agog fans during a concert in New Brunswick, N.J.

Turns out, it all started with a rather breezy sensation.

"I was dancing doing the one-two and I kind of thought, 'Are my [breasts] exposed? I am feeling air,'" Braxton tells Yahoo!'s omg blog.

"I remember that distinctly so that's why I held the top of the dress, but then I realized the whole dress was coming apart," she added. "The whole dress just fell apart on stage!"

Indeed, in footage posted online (warning: NSFW!), the 45-year-old songbird can be seen slinking across stage in a skimpy blue sequined dress. As she shimmies along, the back of her dress literally starts to fall off, exposing her derrière to the audience.

Unfortunately, the songbird remained unaware of the sartorial mishap for quite a while, finally pulling up the wayward strip of fabric when she realized she had been mooning the crowd all along.

Thankfully, she wasn't technically naked. "I had a bodysuit on but it was very skimpy," she explained, adding: "I can't deny I was uncomfortable, but I made it work and the audience kind of laughed and it turned into a burlesque show. I should have charged more for the tickets. Who knew?"

In fact, Braxton is thankful she didn't bust out of the frock altogether.

"I just thought how lucky I was that the whole thing didn't come apart!" she said. "We laughed about it and we made it work, but that's all you can do. Breathe through it all."

Yep, Toni: Time to breathe again.

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share