Katy Perry took a tumble while dancing on Monday’s episode of American Idol – exposing herself to fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.
The 32-year-old pop star was prancing around for contestant Michelle Susset, a 22-year-old waitress from Miami with roots from Venezuela.
Michelle had done an energetic Spanish number that got the whole panel grooving.
Toppled over: Katy Perry took a tumble while dancing during Monday’s episode of American Idol exposing herself to fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan
But Katy toppled over in her tight dress and heals, exposing her crotch.
‘Oh dear god…there are things a man can’t unsee,’ exclaimed Luke as Michelle received a golden ticket.
It wasn’t the only embarrassing moment for the I Kissed a Girl songstress.
Throughout the show the male judges joked that she was ‘looking for a date’.
Pop star: The 32-year-old pop star is a part of the new American Idol on ABC
Nice moves: Katy showed off her dance moves as contestant Michelle Susset auditioned, but the pop superstar soon was out of control
Strategically placed: An American Idol logo was used to cover up Katy after she tumbled
Helping hand: Lionel rushed over to try and cover up Katy
Look away: Luke tried to look away but later said he couldn’t unsee it
‘She’s using the show as eHarmony,’ laughed Luke, a 41-year-old country superstar.
‘We gotta get you one of those good ol’ boys Katy, you keep dating them damn weirdos,’ he giggled.
The California Gurls singer bonded with one male contestant by inflating her neck ‘like a frog’.
Good times: Lionel, Katy and Luke laughed together on the set
She also took a real shine to ‘dreamboat’ California contestant Trevor Holmes, who admitted to a ‘crush’ on her.
‘You are so hot,’ said Katy, as Trevor talked about earning money to help his mother who suffers from lupus.
‘Are you engaged?’ Katy asked the 27-year-old.
So hot: Katy told contestant Trevor Holmes that he was ‘so hot’
Trevor performed the Brett Young song In Case You Didn’t Know, with a little romantic ad lib directed at Katy.
‘He’s in construction, so he has lots of tools,’ cooed Katy, as Trevor’s girlfriend listened from behind the door.
Glitter-drenched Katy also fell for Washington DC native William Casanova who ‘sells shoes to beautiful women’.
Feeling it: The pop star flirted away with Trevor and even asked if he was engaged
Took off: Katy took off running when Trevor’s girlfriend rushed over to give him a big hug
‘I used to have weird feet, but I took care of them and now they look great, some of the Internet’s best,’ Katy told the 26-year-old contestant.
William performed A Song For You by Ray Charles.
Katy hiked her leg onto the desk with the golden ticket wedged between her toes.
Foot fan: William Casanova who sells women’s shoes also charmed Katy
Golden ticket: Katy put the golden ticket to Hollywood between her toes for William
‘What do you think of these pretty little feet?’ she asked.
‘I could kiss them right now,’ grinned William.
The show opened with 15-year-old Mara Justine, who sang Rihanna’s Love On The Brain.
Teen talent: Mara Justine opened the show with the Rihanna song Love On The Brain
The New Jersey-based student got three yeses.
‘You got it, go, get out of here!’ advised Katy.
A slew of teens followed, starting with Andrew Weaver, from Georgia, who performed Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud.
Next round: Andrew Weaver advanced to the next round after performing Thinking Out Loud
‘You’re a 16-year-old, guitar playing James Dean singing artist,’ praised Luke.
Griffin Tucker, a 15-year-old Texan, impressed Katy with his piano playing to Lady Madonna by the Beatles.
‘You’re 15, but you’re like 7,000-years-old,’ said Katy.
Old soul: Griffin Tucker, 15, impressed Katy with his piano playing to Lady Madonna
‘I’m afraid of you,’ agreed Lionel, a 68-year-old funk/soul/R&B legend, five-time Grammy winner and multi instrumentalist.
Christina Jones has synesthesia, a rare condition in which people can see colors related to music.
She performed the Gladys Knight & The Pips song The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me.
Colorful performance: Christina Jones advanced after singing the Gladys Knight & The Pips song The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
‘What color was it? Katy afterward asked the 18-year-old Illinois resident.
‘It was like a hazel brown,’ said Christina.
‘I saw gold honestly,’ retorted Katy as Christina was sent to Hollywood.
Being honest: Katy told Christina that she saw gold for her
Illinois MRI technologist Misha Gontar did a catchy Ukrainian tune.
‘You are the Busta Rhymes of the Ukraine,’ Luke told the 26-year-old.
Misha was rejected, but the judges enjoyed his song.
Nice try: Misha Gontar performed a catchy tune that the judges sang along to, but he failed to advance
‘This is the most fun we’ve had all day,’ said Katy.
Brandon Diaz, a 21-year-old Boston man, sang Unaware by Allen Stone.
‘I’m amazed at the falsetto…very clean,’ remarked Lionel.
Very clean: Brandon Diaz received high praise from the judges
High praise: Lionel singled out Brandon for his falsetto
‘The best male singer we’ve seen so far,’ said Katy.
In The Big Easy they met shy bayou man/gator hunter Laine Hardy.
The 17-year-old high school student did Hurricane by The Band of Heathens.
Shy singer: Laine Hardy, 17, did Hurricane by The Band of Heathens
‘I think if you ain’t careful you might win American Idol,’ said Luke.
‘You are cute!’ exclaimed Katy.
Autumn Woods, a library clerk from Texas, belted out Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse Of The Heart.
Nailed it: The teenager was told by Luke that he could win the competition
‘You are what I call a ‘glamazon’,’ Katy told the tall 27-year-old.
‘I’m not feeling it sugar plum,’ said Luke, as Autumn was sent home.
Gabii Jones had been given ’30 days’ to achieve her dream, or she’d be sent back to school by her father.
Dream seeker: Gabbi Jones was given 30 days by her father to reach her dream or go back to school
The 20-year-old took on the challenging Ariana Grande hit song Dangerous Woman in platforms and a sequined jumpsuit.
Gabii got a hug from Lionel as reward.
‘Exciting,’ he told the Missouri resident as she progressed to Hollywood.
Really good: Lionel reached out to Gabii after her performance to encourage her
Happy dance: Gabii danced in celebration holding her ticket to Hollywood
Louisiana basketball coach Cameron Theodos performed an original song.
The 25-year-old was voted forward.
‘I think you’ve got a little something,’ said Katy.
Hoops coach: Basketball coach Cameron Theodos was voted forward
Idol returnee Thaddeus Johnson has lost over 160 pounds since his last appearance on the show in 2010 at age 17.
‘I was so unhappy that I wanted to take my own life,’ said the 25-year-old Oklahoma resident, who sang Don’t You Worry Child by Swedish House Mafia.
Thaddeus also got a hug from Lionel.
Weight loss: Thaddeus Johnson who tried out in 2010 at age 17 lost more than 160 pounds since
‘Oh Lionel, papa to all of us,’ smiled Katy, as the pub server was voted through.
Shy 17-year-old Rissa Watson, from Oklahoma, strummed to When We Were Young by Adele.
‘Full body chills,’ exclaimed Katy as Rissa got her golden ticket.
Voted through: The pub server was voted through by the judges
Full chills: Rissa Watson gave Katy chills and earned a ticket to Hollywood
Tall Louisiana teen Garrett Jacobs did It’s a Man’s World by James Brown.
‘Garrett you are spectacular to look at, what a smile,’ exclaimed Katy, as the 17-year-old was sent to Hollywood.
Up last was car crash survivor David Francisco who auditioned to the Stevie Wonder song Isn’t She Lovely.
Tall teen: Garrett Jacobs did It’s a Man’s World by James Brown and advanced
Crash survivor: David Francisco who was left paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash resumed his dream of a singing career
Look of love: The singer’s girlfriend Christie looked on lovingly as David auditioned to Isn’t She Lovely
Katy cried and Lionel moved in for a hug.
‘I’ve lost my voice,’ a tearful Katy told the 25-year-old Texan who easily received a golden ticket to Hollwood.
American Idol continues on Sunday on ABC.
Tears flowing: Katy cried during David’s audition as he delivered a flawless rendition
Next round: The pop star said she got emotional watching Christie as David performed