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We all love yoga pants - whether it's jumping out to the shops or heading to the gym, they are perfect for making everything look tight and in check. However, there can be times when the lycra material might be a little too tight and show off more than we ever expected.

Blogger Mena Menachem told The Huffington Post, "Since women’s clothing choices - and their bodies - do not go unnoticed, it’s no surprise that what we wear has become national news. This time it’s all about whether our legging are appropriate; and whether we should police the labias that said leggings cling to and outline."

For us mere mortals, if we don't "police our labia", as Menachem puts it, this might result in a nudge from a close friend or worse a funny look from a stranger - but we can soon dive into the nearest bathroom stall and deal with the situation. Celebrities, on the other hand, will have their yoga pant fails documented in images and splashed all over the internet - it's a car crash we secretly love to watch. Here are 15 horrifying yoga pant fails you won't be able to forget.

15 Kim Kardashian 


When you're one of the most photographed women in the world there are bound to be some serious fashion fails that take place. Kim Kardashian is camera savvy now but during her initial climb to fame, she was caught out looking not so glamorous in an old t-shirt and leggings that were so tight they left little to the imagination.

Kim told The Telegraph, "I look back at photos and I want to cringe when I matched, like, turquoise eye shadow with turquoise sweater with turquoise flowers in my hair. Like, I was so bizarre." She added, "If I could go back (in time) I'd just be classic. That's why I try to dress my daughter classic so she can look back at her baby pictures when she's older and know that she was dressed so simple and cute."

14 Ariel Winter

Modern Family star Ariel Winter is often spotted around West Hollywood in her yoga pants - either popping out for food with friends or to the gym. One photographer caught the young actress with a bit too much of her underwear on display - a mistake we all dread when running around in our yoga pants.

For the website Motto, the 19-year-old star revealed she had not always been so confident with her own body. Her essay for the website read, "Having so much weight on my frame was affecting me psychologically. I was uncomfortable and unhappy. It wasn't because I didn't like how I looked." She added, 'Women are already over-sexualized and I grew into my body so young. I was 13, 14 years old and I looked 19. Suddenly, people didn't want to talk about my job - they just wanted to talk about my cleavage."

13 Chloe Moretz

Chloe Grace Moretz's abs couldn't distract us from other parts of her figure when she stepped out in these very revealing yoga pants. At the time the photo was taken, she was dating Brooklyn Beckham - son of Victoria and David Beckham. After a long summer of romantic couple selfies and praising each other in the press, they sadly split.

An insider told The Sun, "(Brooklyn) was besotted with (Chloe) at first, but as time wore on Chloe wanted to become more serious and given he lives on the other side of he Atlantic, it was something he couldn’t offer.But, like any youngsters in a relationship, there wouldn’t be much of a surprise if they get back together." Well, our fingers are certainly crossed for a reunion between the two.

12 Paris Hilton 

With almost twenty years in the celebrity game, you would think that Paris Hilton would be a pro when it comes to the paparazzi. But she was caught out flashing a bit too much when the photographer's light bulbs caught her without underwear on. Many believe Hilton's fame has dwindled over the years (comparing her 6 million Instagram followers to her protege Kim Kardashian's 92 million) so perhaps this was just a shameless attempt to stay relevant.

Over the past decade, the heiress has sold over $2 billion worth of perfume, has opened 50 "Paris Hilton" stores in over 40 countries. opened the Paris Hilton Beach Club in the Philippines, launched a kids clothing line in Paris and started her own cosmetics brand. With a net worth of $100 million, you would think she could afford some better quality clothing to step out in.

11 Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson spent her entire modelling career known as "The Body" and when she stepped out wearing yoga pants she had a bit more of her body on display than expected. In the 1980s she appeared on a record number (five) of Sports Illustrated covers. There isn't a luxury designer in the world she hasn't worked with and can include Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and Valentino on her CV. Nowadays she runs her own lingerie empire named "The Body."

Now aged 52-years-old she believes it's better to appear natural than to have too much work done. The supermodel and mother-of-two revealed to The Telegraph, "I’ve learnt that a good smile, good teeth, good hair, good skin, a good mood is worth a thousand injectables and Botox and facials and masks."

10 Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf is well-known for his eccentric personality and quirky ways but these bright pink and unflattering yoga pants were a step too far. The Transformers star also teamed the pants with a The Kinks t-shirt he headed to a studio in Hollywood to film for Jimmy Kimmel Live!

LaBeouf has spoken out quite regularly about his feelings on fame. During a Q&A at The Tribeca Film Festival he revealed, "As a celebrity I am not an individual – I am a spectacular representation of a living human being, the opposite of an individual. The enemy of the individual, in myself as well as in others. The celebrity is the object of identification, with the shallow seeming life that has to compensate for the fragmented productive specializations that are actually lived." Okay, let's not got too deep now - we just want to know why you wore the yoga pants?

9 Iggy Azalea

There is no denying Australian-born Iggy Azalea has a shapely figure which she enjoys showing off, but when she turned up to a gym session in these 'barely-there' orange yoga shorts it was a sight that could not be unseen. The "has she or hasn't she" surrounding the rapper and cosmetic surgery rumors went on for years until she finally confessed during an interview with Vogue magazine that she had indeed been under the surgeon's knife.

She confessed that she had breast enlargement surgery which she said she had been "thinking about all my life." The Fancy singer admitted she was tired of adding padding to her stage costumes to boost her natural assets permanently instead. She also revealed that a surgeon suggested she had a nose job but she flatly refused.

8 Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey might have been feeling an extra pinch from down low when she rocked a bright red pair of yoga pants for a live performance. It was one of those shocking moments where everyone is in on the joke but the singer herself. She took to the stage in Austria, not long after revealing she had dropped 70 pounds of weight by following a strict post-pregnancy diet.

This was not the first time Mariah had been left embarrassed following a live performance. She rang in the New Year performing in front of a large crowd in Times Square, the Emotions singer belted our her song but a technical glitch with the backing track left her red-faced and unable to lip-sync her way through the set. She later updated on Instagram, "S**t happens... Have a happy and healthy new year everybody!... Here's to making more headlines in 2017..."

7 Christina Milian 

Christina Milian certainly turned a few heads when she went out running - clearly showing her ex-boyfriend, rapper Lil Wayne, what he is missing. The rapper potentially might not have been 100% faithful when they were dating as she revealed to All Hip Hop, "(Lil Wayne) might have to have multiple wives. I don’t know if he’ll ever have a wife, he’s got women everywhere. They love him."

The AM to PM hitmaker has previously spoken about abusive relationships in the past, something she experienced as a teenager. She told Huffington Post, "(Her first love) would speak down to me by saying how great other women were. It gets in your head. He started talking down about my friends so bit by bit, I was getting rid of my friends. When I look at it now, I was very naive and innocent at 18 years old. He was great at making me feel bad about anything positive I had ever done." She quickly ditched Lil Wayne when he stepped out of line - proving her confidence is now stronger than ever.

6 Blac Chyna

Blac Chyna's famous derriere did not look fully supported as she packed her booty into yoga pants. The mother-of-two, socialite, reality TV star and beauty entrepreneur amassed a small fortune over the years through hard work and determination. She told Elle magazine, "I always liked having my own money and buying my own stuff. I didn't want to depend on somebody to do it for me." Her agent Sujit Kundu revealed, "If everyone I worked with had her hustle, my company would be a thousand times bigger. She's probably among the top five most driven people that I work with."

Chyna, who was Kim Kardashian's one-time best friend, started dating Rob Kardashian and during their whirlwind romance, she was pregnant and engaged in less than six months of the pair dating. She welcomed a baby girl with Rob, named Dream Kardashian, late 2016. Her famous figure, turbulent relationships and the ongoing war with the Kardashians will be keeping her in the showbiz headlines for a long time.

5 Lisa Rinna

Real Housewives of Beverley Hills star Lisa Rinna was caught out revealing a bit too much in bright pink yoga pants following a post-gym session.  The actress turned reality TV star has been married to Clash of the Titans actor Harry Hamlin since 1997. One of her standout moments on the show was when she threw a wine glass at fellow cast member Kim Richards, following accusations Lisa's husband was not sober.

When the conversation moved on to Kim's sobriety, she threatened, "Let's talk about the husband. If you don't want it out for everybody to know, you better watch what you talk about me, or everybody will know." Lisa then exploded, she snapped, "Let me tell you something - don't touch my husband, ever" before sending shards of glass flying across the table. Hopefully, these gym sessions will see her blowing off some extra steam.

4 Kylie Jenner 

Kylie Jenner was just another celebrity to suffer a wardrobe malfunction when she forgot to check her own behind in the mirror and stepped out wearing very see-through yoga pants. Maybe these pants are just not made for the signature Kardashian/Jenner curves? Despite all of her fame, Kylie struggles with the spotlight and she has confessed before that being a celebrity has caused her a lot of anxiety.

During an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, she choked back the tears and revealed, "I just feel like I've been dealing with anxiety for so long. Some people are born for this life and some people aren't. I just know I'm not supposed to be famous." When Kylie complained, "I'm over not being able to go out and be normal for a second. I just can't remember what it's like to go out and (have) nobody know who I am." Her sister Khloe told her straight, "Trust me, you're going to hate it."

3 Mickey Rourke

There is standing out from the crowd, Mickey Rourke - but this is ridiculous. The Wrestler actor certainly turned a few heads when he left Equinox Gym in West Hollywood. The gym is also a favorite of One Direction's Niall Horan, Ashley Tisdale, Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan - it's not cheap either as the initiation fee starts at $1,000.

The actor trains to shake off his own personal demons, he battled with drink and drug addiction during a painful divorce from his second wife, supermodel Carre Otis, in the late 90s. He told GQ, "I've had two and a half strikes. I'm not going back to the hell I was living before - no goddamn way. It's no fun being a loser. Trust me." Since then, he has bagged an Oscar nomination for The Wrestler and has enjoyed a stable relationship with his long-term, girlfriend model Anastassija Makarenko.

2 Sofia Vergara 

Modern Family actress and Latin beauty Sofia Vergara is the world's highest paid TV actress but even she can't seem to spend some of her $42 million salary on any decent yoga pants. She was caught out by the paparazzi as she boarded a plane in - well let's just say...full view.

This wasn't the first time she had been caught out in public suffering an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction. Four years ago, she was due on stage to collect an Outstanding Comedy Emmy award for Modern Family, but her ball gown had split and her whole backside was on display (again). The actress managed to have a nice wardrobe on hand who stitched her up before she accepted the award and later partied the night away with her then-husband Nick Loeb.

1 Anne Hathaway

When Anne Hathaway left the gym in New York City likely on such an adrenaline high that she didn't feel any discomfort from below. Her extremely tight yoga pants were enough to make anyone's eyes water. Hathaway is not a huge fan of the paparazzi (and will hate them even more after seeing these pictures) so she picked up a trick from fellow actress Emma Stone.

The Les Miserables actress held a cardboard sign in front of her face that had clear details of her charity of choice and how people could donate- the same moved was used by Emma Stone and her then-boyfriend, actor Andrew Garfield. Hathaway's sign listed three different charities that were close to her own heart. She could have had the sign over her face when this embarrassing moment happened just to save her from blushing later.

Sources: The Telegraph, E! News

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