Fashionably odd couple Paper magazine and Express threw a party last night to celebrate the brand’s Spring 2011 collection, but despite their best intentions, the only thing anyone’s talking about today is Taylor Momsen’s performance with her band The Pretty Reckless. In front of a packed house at NYC’s Don Hills, the 17-year-old singer (and erstwhile Gossip Girl) pulled her top down mid-song to flash her chest.
According to both Fashionista and Elle, the crowd seemed relatively unfazed by the move, perhaps because Momsen’s nipples were covered by duct tape x-es or perhaps because she flashed her chest in front of a crowd of people used to seeing 15-year-old models in varying degrees of undress at shows, in magazines, and at fittings.
It’s a bold move for anyone, let alone someone who just barely turned 17, and the pre-taped x-es make us think Momsen had planned her big reveal a fair amount of time in advance.
Hollywood Life has video of Momsen’s performance — and the flash, which occurs shortly after the one-minute-mark.
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