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Katy Perry shares hilarious behind the scene snaps flashing her pants in a mermaid tail

Katy Perry flashes her underwear while wearing her Ariel mermaid tail in comical behind the scenes snaps… after she FELL out of her chair during American Idol’s Disney Night

Katy Perry took to Instagram on Monday to share comical behind the scenes snaps from American Idol’s Disney Night.

The pop star, 37, took a tumble on Sunday’s episode of the singing costume as she fell out of her chair while wearing an Ariel costume from The Little Mermaid.

Katy’s costume was spot on as she donned a blue mermaid tail which proved difficult to get on as she was assisted by several members of the crew, while flashing her beige underwear.

Funny: Katy Perry took to Instagram on Monday to share hilarious behind the scene snaps flashing her underwear while crew assisted her during American Idol’s Disney Night

Katy wore a purple shell bra and completed the ensemble with a bright red plastic wig. 

She looked fantastic once in the costume, but the next challenge was getting to her seat in the not-so-practical outfit.

She shared the snaps and hilarious video with her 195 million followers and wrote: ‘Flippin’ your fins you don’t get too far’

Looking good: Katy got into character as she wore a purple shell bra and completed the ensemble with a bright red plastic wig

Looking good: Katy got into character as she wore a purple shell bra and completed the ensemble with a bright red plastic wig

Struggles: The tight costume seemed to be causing more trouble than it was worth as she lay in her mesh under garment

Struggles: The tight costume seemed to be causing more trouble than it was worth as she lay in her mesh under garment 

Cute: Even Katy's pet pooch Nugget got involved and  was dressed as Flounders the fish

Cute: Even Katy’s pet pooch Nugget got involved and  was dressed as Flounders the fish 

She had trouble walking in the rigid costume and was helped by fellow judges Lionel Richie, 72, and Luke Bryan, 45, and host Ryan Seacrest, 47, as she took her center seat a the judges’ table.

They wheeled Katy in using a dolly and helped the singer get in her chair.

Once Katy made it to her chair she didn’t stay their for long as she quickly lost her balance and crashed to the ground. 

When Ryan started to introduce the first contestant, but was interrupted by a crashing noise.

‘Oh!’,’ Ryan remarked as the camera showed Katy upended with her fish tail only up in the air.

Tail up: She shared the snaps and hilarious video with her 195 million followers and wrote: 'Flippin’ your fins you don’t get too far'

Wow: Katy perfectly channeled the cartoon Ariel from the 1989 Disney movie

Tail up: She shared the snaps and hilarious video with her 195 million followers and wrote: ‘Flippin’ your fins you don’t get too far’

Public pratfall: Katy took a tumble on Sunday's episode of American Idol when she fell out of her chair while wearing an Ariel costume

Public pratfall: Katy took a tumble on Sunday’s episode of American Idol when she fell out of her chair while wearing an Ariel costume

Uh-oh: She looked fantastic once in the costume, but the next challenge was getting to her seat in the not-so-practical outfit

Uh-oh: She looked fantastic once in the costume, but the next challenge was getting to her seat in the not-so-practical outfit

Luke pointed and laughed at Katy before joining Lionel and Ryan in helping her up.

‘Are you okay? Are you alright?,’ Ryan asked, as Katy replied ‘yes’. 

‘She’s alright,’ Ryan said as they lifted her up and got her back into her chair. while the audience then broke out into a ‘Katy! Katy! Katy!’ chant as she smiled.

Twitter reacted immediately with people posting about her pratfall as they quipped the singer should not have been given a chair with wheels. 

Katy has been a judge on American Idol since 2018.

Funny: They wheeled Katy in using a dolly and helped the singer get in her chair

Funny: They wheeled Katy in using a dolly and helped the singer get in her chair

Dolly ride: Katy had trouble walking in the rigid costume and was helped by fellow judges Lionel Richie, 72, and Luke Bryan, 45, and host Ryan Seacrest, 47, as she took her center seat a the judges' table

Dolly ride: Katy had trouble walking in the rigid costume and was helped by fellow judges Lionel Richie, 72, and Luke Bryan, 45, and host Ryan Seacrest, 47, as she took her center seat a the judges’ table

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