Marie Osmond, Donny Osmond

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When you gotta go, you gotta go.

It just so happened that for Marie Osmond, a serious case of the giggles caused her to lose control of her bladder onstage during the farewell night of the Donny & Marie Cruise. But the showbiz veteran had a sense of humor when it came to her infamous accident, even wiping it up with a towel.

Her brother Donny tells that while Marie was at first "so embarrassed" by the incident, she ultimately "embraced it."

But what was so funny that it sent Marie over the edge?

"There was a video that they put together of the entire cruise and it was the worst thing I have ever seen in my life," he says. "At the very end of it, Marie and I looked at each other like, 'What are we gonna say?' So we were trying to be very polite, saying that it was sweet, and I said, 'I wonder who put that together?' And Marie said, 'Well, whoever did it is not going to do it next year!' And that just started the process."

After that, "she lost it," Donny says. "Then I lost it, and finally she just peed her pants! She tried to cover it up, but there's no way to cover it up. It just got worse and worse and funnier and funnier."

And while his kid sis was at first "so embarrassed" about her little accident, Donny "consoled her" and reminded her that she is "now extremely normal."

She "embraced it," says Donny. "It's so important to be yourself."

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