WWE has been host to many picture perfect moments in wrestling history. Hulk Hogan body slamming Andre the Giant. Mick Foley being thrown off of the Hell in a Cell through the announce table. Edge spearing Jeff Hardy in mid-air at WrestleMania X-Seven. It's moments like these that audiences in attendance could not wait to capture forever through the lens of flash photography and that viewers watching at home would continually pause on their television screens just to appreciate the moment further in a single frame. With that said, not every jaw dropping, picture perfect moment that left fans in awe were moments that changed and/or defined the landscape of the company. Some were just hot moments that made people ogle those in the ring for the time being.
WWE is no stranger to producing naughty moments that revert all audiences back to the days of them being pre-pubescent teenagers (if they're not pre-pubescent already) and motivate them to make their bald men cry and scratch their private DJ discs. If you don't know what either of those terms imply, you're probably too old to be reading this article. But we at TheSportster are not your parents so we don't care how old you are while reading this thing. Just make sure to lock the door behind you and make sure you wash your hands when you're done reading. With that said, here are some naughty WWE moments that those at home couldn't help but pause.
18 Ashley At No Way Out 2007
At No Way Out 2007, a month before Ashley wrestled Melina for the Women's Championship at WrestleMania 23, WWE held a "Divas Talent Invitational", which was a bonafide talent show among the women of RAW and SmackDown. There was singing and dancing festivities until everything broke out into a catfight among all six participants.
That was until Ashley interrupted the fight to unveil her Playboy cover, and also reveal her talent, which was just taking off her top and showing Playboy bunnies painted on her breasts; a Sable-esque presentation. While it's debatable to call this a "talent," The Miz did declare Ashley the winner of the Divas Talent Invitational because of this. Oh yeah, forgot to mention The Miz hosted this thing. Man, just when you think the Divas came a long way from these kind of segments, can't forget where The Miz started off.
17 Kaitlyn Slip
There's something about a n** slip that can turn the most matured WWE viewers back into pre-pubescent teenagers. Some people just go nuts whenever there's a wardrobe slip. This was the case when Kaitlyn had a slip of her own during the June 17th, 2013 episode of Raw.
Prior to the slip was a pretty big moment in WWE history as the newly crowned Divas Champion AJ Lee (after defeating Kaitlyn for the title at Payback the previous night) butt heads with Stephanie McMahon on the mic. Minutes later, Kaitlyn stormed the ring to get some, well, payback on AJ Lee. A brawl ensued until Lee escaped. While Kaitlyn gathered herself after the brawl, fans paused to noticed a frizzy haired Kaitlyn had her nipple out. The slip became the talk of the town rather than the monumental segment that occurred moments beforehand. What a shame.
16 Eva Marie Wardrobe Malfunction
While fans booed and slandered Eva Marie for the entirety of her WWE run, they did have an admiration for her looks the whole way around. So much so that they got especially googly eyed when the bombshell seemed to have a wardrobe malfunction on the August 9th, 2016 episode of SmackDown Live.
In another match with Becky Lynch--or rather attempt at having a match as their previous encounter was ended before they could begin due to Eva Marie falling down with an injury during her entrance--it was mere moments before the bell rang. For one second the camera pandered away from Marie to Lynch and a second later, the camera was back on a mortified Eva Marie with her top in her hand.
15 Rosa Mendes Pants Pulled Down
Rosa Mendes isn't remembered for much during her run in WWE. In fact, despite spending nearly a decade in the company, she really didn't accomplish much of anything. If we're being perfectly honest, the only thing that we remember about her is that she had a bit of a wardrobe malfunction on the September 2nd, 2014 episode of Main Event.
During a tag team match pitting Mendes and Natalya against Summer Rae and Layla, there was a spot where Mendes tried to get in the ring and Layla pulled Mendes off the rope by her tights, exposing her rear-end. A split second later, the WWE program went pitch black. By time the screen was back on, so were Mendes' tights. Gotta love live TV, folks.
13 Lita During Live Celebration
On January 9th, 2006, to celebrate his very first WWE Championship win, Edge decided to live up to his nickname of the Rated R Superstar by doing something a little Rated R in the ring; a live s** celebration with his then-girlfriend Lita. The actual affair itself felt more PG-13 more than anything else considering that both parties just had their undergarments on and much of the action was underneath the sheets, which makes sense as there were children present after all.
Then, the camera was able to catch a brief glimpse of Lita's exposed breast peeking out from underneath the cover. The crowd and the internet lost their minds at the sight. Don't expect to see anything related or of the sort nowadays with the WWE's PG rating.
12 Jacqueline Topless at Capital Carnage
At the now forgotten WWE UK Pay-Per-View from the Attitude Era called Capital Carnage, there was a mixed tag team match pitting Marc Mero and Jacqueline against Sable and Christian. Random pairings aside, the crowd was more enthusiastic for the post-match segment rather than the match itself. After the match was over and Sable pinned with Jacqueline with a TKO, Jacqueline was so infuriated at her lost that she attacked the referee.
As Jacqueline stood on the ref's shoulders, Sable snuck up on her from behind and pulled off Jacqueline's top, exposing her chest to a crowd that went ballistic. What made this all the more shocking is that when the PPV hit home video, Jacqueline's breasts were not censored at all, giving viewers at home all the more reason to pause their screens in disbelief.
11 Brie Bella Slip
For some reason, The Miz tends to often be the host of segments where a naughty moment occurs. First at No Way Out 2007, he hosted the Diva Talent Invitational where Playboy centerfold, Ashley exposed her nearly bare body for the crowd and on a July 22nd, 2013 episode of RAW, he hosted his signature Miz TV segment where Brie Bella's nipple was briefly exposed on live TV.
Interestingly enough, as much as crowd fans and internet-goers tend to go rabid at the sight of a nipple on WWE television, this was not the talk of the town or even the episode. No, the segment was highlighted mostly by the RAW debut of Eva Marie, who cut a horrendous promo. More than anything else, this segment marked the beginning of universal hatred for Eva Marie.
10 The Kat Flashes At Armageddon
In one of the more infamous moments from the Attitude Era, The Kat had a rather unique post-match celebration after winning the Women's Championship at Armageddon 1999. She won the title in a Four Corners Evening Gown against the defending champion Ivory, Jacqueline, and B.B. (don't worry, we don't know who that last one is either). The Kat was so elated by her victory that she removed her own gown and flashed for the crowd. This was actually the first instance in WWE history where the company displayed nudity intentionally for their program rather than as the result of a slip or a botch.
We assume the moment was and still is paused by many, expect for Lawler who ended up divorcing his ex. How Carter ever won a WWE Women's Championship is beyond most of us.
8 Jacqueline Wardrobe Malfunction
Going into the Fully Loaded 1998 Pay-Per-View, Sable was embroiled in a bitter rivalry with Jacqueline as Marc Mero stood in between the both of them. So bitter that it was decided that the only way they could settle their heated blood feud was with a bikini contest at the Pay-Per-View. Ah, Diva angles during the Attitude Era was strange, weren't they?
Anyway, the first one up was Jacquelline herself, who unveiled a rather revealing fiery red bikini. She decided to do a little dance for the crowd in her bikini and upon doing so, her breast popped out of her thin bikini for everybody to see. She quickly adjusted it after, but it was already seen and even acknowledged by host Jerry Lawler as a "free shot."
7 Sable Hand Prints
Right after Jacqueline, up came Sable sprouting a more conservative look: a t-shirt and underpants. The crowd booed venomously and Jerry the King Lawler looked perplexed, disappointed, and unamused all at once. Sable explained her conservatism by blaming it on Chairman Vince McMahon, who after learning what Sable planned to wear that night advised for her to wear something a little more "conservative" to avoid the controversy that such a look could (and did) bring the company.
Sable then professed that she understood that fans didn't pay their hard earned money to see anything "conservative" on the show and then proceeded to unveil her more provocative look of hand prints on her breasts. She won the contest, but Mr. McMahon got the last laugh when he came down the ring, made Sable put on his sports coat, and escorted her out to a chorus of boos.
6 Sable Removes Her Sack
Sable was the resident "it girl" of WWE during the Attitude Era. In fact, it could be argued that at one point at least, she was the most popular Superstar in the company. There was a time where all it took for RAW to receive a ratings boost over WCW Nitro during the Monday Night Wars was by promising that Sable would come out and unveil her body for the crowd.
This was the case for the December 8th, 1997 episode of RAW, which was also one of the first times Sable did such a thing for the camera. At the wishes of her then-husband, Marc Mero, Sable came to the ring in a burlap sack. Marc Mero gloated to the crowd that only he could see her body, but with his back turned, Sable removed her sack to unveil her black bikini. Though Mero covered back up with the burlap sack seconds later, the moment was paused and captured by many on their television screens.
5 Torrie Wilson's Bikini at Judgement Day 2003
Heading into the Judgement Day 2003 Pay-Per-View, Torrie Wilson and Sable were feuding over who was hotter (incredible writing, yes we know). Yeah, Diva storylines were pretty strange back in the day. This one was one of those pseudo-lesbian angles meant to boost ratings during the Ruthless Aggression Era.
At the Pay-Per-View, the two were engaged in a bit of a bikini contest. Sable had her own bikini which popped the crowd and Torrie had hers. To get a little bit of an edge over her opponent, Torrie stripped down to reveal an even thinner bikini underneath. That helped Torrie win the contest, but to make sure there were no hard feelings between the two of them, Torrie lip-locked Sable for a passionate kiss.
4 Nikki Bella Slip
Ah! Well, why dontcha look at that! Another n** slip! If we had a nickle for every slip that is on this list, we'd be rich and living on the moon by now. Since we're not, we've got to talk about another one of these things that certain fans seem to salivate over. This time involving Nikki Bella.
During the July 21st, 2014 episode of RAW, Nikki Bella was placed in a four-on-one handicap match against Eva Marie, Cameron, Alicia Fox, and Rosa Mendes by Stephanie McMahon as a result of the Billion Dollar Princess's feud with Brie Bella. After the match, the feared foursome dumped Nikki out of the ring and for a split second, her nipple was exposed. Apparently that brief second was all fans needed to pause their screens and post several screenshots onto social media.
2 Dana Brooke Slip
During the July 11th, 2016 episode of RAW, Sasha Banks and Dana Brooke wrestled a match that no one cared about. But as soon as the match was over, still, no one cared about it. Except those on social media that is. Apparently, for the briefest of seconds, Brooke had a bit of a n** slip that was paused and screenshotted for the world to see. Within minutes, everyone was talking about the slip more than the match itself. With technology advanced as ever today, it's almost impossible to get away with anything, especially if it's WWE related.
Turns out that moment was one of the few "paused" moments in Dana's career as nobody is willing to press the rewind button on her run thus far.
1 Crowd Girl Flashes For DX
Whenever a TV taping is over and the cameras go off, wrestlers tend to take part into some wild antics just for the sake of popping the crowd and entertaining themselves. That was exactly the case in 1998 during a taping of RAW. As soon as the show went off the air, DX (Triple H, Chyna, X-Pac, and Billy Gunn) continued to horse around. Especially Trips who pointed out a rather voluptuous woman in the crowd and asked her to her flash for them.
The enthusiastic fan did just that, but she had a bra on. Trips wasn't satisfied and asked for her to flash all the way for them. Within moments, she flashed her bare breasts for all to see. When the uncensored moment hit DVD shelves years later, some viewers couldn't help but pause to admire the sight.