Strictly Swazi Wardrobe Malfunction

They were both gliding around the dance floor, waltzing to perfection. The tango was modern and jazzy, not the classical Argentinian style. Their foxtrot was smooth and flowing, but the damage was done during the quickstep. Their rotations, hops and runs must have jiggled something loose.

P1080463I think this was the moment that her partner indicated that there had been a “wardrobe malfunction”. From her expression, I don’t think she can believe it.

Ten years ago at the 38th American Football Superbowl, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson were entertaining the crowd during the half time show. Justin ripped off part of Janet’s costume to reveal a breast. It was on display for less than a second, and the nipple was covered with a shield. Scandal! The Federal Communication Commission tried to fine her half a million dollars.

In the audience, just Marguerite Sheriff and I noticed the indiscretion. It was nothing compared to the hundreds of thousands nipples on display at the Umhlanga Reed Dance Festival a month ago. But the dancer might have had a point taken off.

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