Stars like Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry are known for pulling out all the stops when it comes to rocking extravagant gowns on the red carpet.
However, being dressed to the nines in haute couture can make life difficult when it comes to simple task such as using the bathroom.
In the latest episode of The Kardashians, dubbed It’s Met Monday, Kendall Jenner is seen having to pee in an ice bucket as she made her way to the 2022 Met Gala earlier this year.
She’s not the only member of her family that has been forced to relieve themselves in unusual ways after her half sister Kim Kardashian previously stated she would have to pee herself while wearing a corseted look at the 2020 Met Gala.
Elsewhere, famous names have been known to do whatever it takes in order to ensure that their designer dresses remain picture perfect as they make the way to the red carpet.
From standing upright in sprinter vans or laying down in limousine, celebrities will go above and beyond to ensure their looks remain flawless.
Here, FEMAIL reveals the extreme lengths some stars have been forced to go to in order to wow the crowds with high fashion ensembles.
Kendall Jenner: The model peed in an ice bucket while making her way to the Met Gala
Kendall Jenner, 27, revealed she was forced to pee in an ice bucket before the 2022 Met Gala
The star’s team had to help her use the bucket while making their way to the event, because voluminous Prada ensemble didn’t leave much options
Kendall Jenner, 27, revealed she was forced to pee in an ice bucket before the 2022 Met Gala due to her voluminous Prada ensemble.
In an episode of The Kardashians, titled It’s Met Monday, the model was en route to the annual fashion gathering when it was revealed she was desperate to use the toilet.
Due to the large design of her black skirt, the model had been traveling across the red carpet in a van when told her team that she needed to pee. Someone answered, ‘Kendall, we have the ice bucket.’
‘Do you actually have it? That is so mortifying for whoever has to deal with my pee later, I’m so sorry,’ Kendall replied.
The model asked for music to be played music because she didn’t want them to listen to her pee, as members of her team cleaned out the ice bucket.
‘Oh my God, this is happening you guys. Nobody judge me,’ Kendall wailed while holding the ice bucket, adding, ‘I don’t think I can do it.’
‘Prada, I’m so sorry,’ Kendall joked while her stylist quipped, ‘It’s one of the most glamorous nights in fashion.’
Members of Kendall team were seen helping her position the bucket under her dress as she stated: ‘Definitely got some all over my underwear, but who cares.’
A laughing Kendall then added: ‘There’s pee on my feet,’ but her team says, ‘It’s fine. Nobody will know,’ despite the camera crew filming everything.
‘Best decision I ever made,’ a confident Kendall later said in confession, adding, ‘Because I don’t know what I would have done when I got inside.’
Jennifer Aniston: The actress had to lay down in her taxi to avoid wrinkling her dress
Jennifer Aniston has no problem laying down in a car to keep her outfit as straight as possible
The actress gave fans a behind-the-scenes look with a fun Instagram post in 2020
Jennifer Aniston loves to wear sleek, form-fitting gowns on the red carpet and her outfit choice was the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards was no different.
The Friends actress wowed in an ivory Dior gown, which looked picture-perfect as she posed on the red carpet – and later with her SAG award.
So how exactly does she keep an elaborate, smooth gown unwrinkled in a car or limo? The actress gave fans a behind-the-scenes look with a fun Instagram post after the event.
The Morning Show star could be seen lying back in a full reclined back seat to keep her outfit as straight as possible.
‘No wrinkles… harder than it looks! Somewhere between these two photos, my peers gave me a gift I will cherish and a night I will never forget,’ the actress wrote in the caption. ‘Thank you @sagawards, @themorningshow, and our incredible cast and crew. Let’s get back to work!’
The moment was a case of life imitating art after Jennifer played a beauty queen character that used the same tactic in the Netflix movie Dumplin’.
Her character Rosie Dickson was seen lying across the backseats of her car before she made her daughter and friend help her out of the vehicle.
Katy Perry: Had to use the female urinary device GoGirl to go to the bathroom at the Met Gala
Katy Perry turned to her favorite female urinary device, GoGirls, during the 2017 Met Gala
The pastel-colored, silicone device allows women to pee while standing up and is very popular for those who enjoy spending time outdoors
Katy Perry is a star who loves to wear extravagant costumes, no matter how they might inconvenience her life.
When the singer rocked up to the 2017 Met Gala in a multi-layered, crimson Maison Margiela gown, she knew exactly what she would need to do when it came time to use the bathroom.
The hitmaker revealed in an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she turned to her favorite female urinary device, GoGirls.
The pastel-colored, silicone device allows women to pee while standing up and is very popular for those who enjoy camping and spending time outdoors.
Speaking to Ellen about going to the bathroom in her gown, Katy joked: ‘There was a lot of self-control, practice, and GoGirls… You know those little contraptions where you then get to urinate standing up?’
She continued: ‘I’ve used them in several music videos because I always find myself in this predicament where I have a very extravagant, lavish, unrealistic, unpractical costume on. That’s just me, I guess.’
Kim Kardashian: The reality star is willing to simply pee herself in her constrictive designer clothing
Kim Kardashian constrictive Thierry Mugler look for the 2019 Met Ball was so tight that she simply had to pee herself
In behind the scenes footage, the star said: ‘Honestly, if it’s an emergency, I think I pee my pants and then have my sister wipe my leg up’
Kim Kardashian squeezed her famous curves into a constrictive look by designer Thierry Mugler for the 2019 Met Ball, but it came at a price.
The star’s memorable ensemble – which saw her sporting a dripping wet nude look made from silicone, was so tight that the star knew she wouldn’t be able to pee in any normal way.
So much do she told Vogue in a fitting: ‘I won’t be able to pee for about four hours, so we’re coming up with a plan on what to do in case of an emergency and there’s no other options.’
In the end, the reality star revealed that she was simply just going to have to let go and rely on the kindness of her family member.
In behind-the-scenes footage which aired on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim stated: ‘If I have to pee, it’s a problem.
‘Honestly, if it’s an emergency, I think I pee my pants and then have my sister wipe my leg up.’
Completely straight-faced, she continued: ‘I’m not even joking. She can wipe my leg up.’
Kim explained that in her 2018 Met Gala outfit the slit in her dress was so minimal she had to squat and essentially hope the wee made the toilet bowl.
Naomie Harris: The actress also chooses to lay down in her taxi to keep her dress smooth
Moonlight star Naomie Harris was carried to her car and reclined in the seat all so her dress wouldn’t crumple before the 2017 Golden Globe Awards
The actress shared a picture with fans as she revealed that she laid flat on her back for over an hour inside the vehicle
Heading to the 2017 Golden Globes wasn’t a completely glamorous affair for nominee Naomie Harris, who admitted she took some rather extreme measures to keep her custom-made Armani Privé gown completely wrinkle-free.
The Moonlight actress explained during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! afterward that, while on the way to the awards show, she was carried to her car and even laid flat on her back for over an hour inside the vehicle – all so her dress wouldn’t crumple.
Naomie described the painstaking detail that went into making the dress, a factor which led her to take such good care of the gown. ‘The thing is, with these dresses, you know there’s so many hours of work that goes into them,’ she said.
‘My dress has little crystals on it, and they’re all sewn in by hand. ‘They were sewn by this lovely guy called Leonardo from Armani, and he flew from Milan, didn’t speak a word of English, but he flew from Milan, fit me in LA for the dress, and he just had so much love and care for this dress, like it was a baby or something.’
She added: ‘I just felt awful about the idea of wrinkling it! So, I got him to carry me like a child to the car, and then lay me flat so that I just spent the whole journey like this for like an hour on my way, because I just didn’t want to wrinkle the dress for him!’
She also shared a look at the moment in Instagram as she wrote: ‘Preparations for last night! I had to lie flat for the whole car journey to the awards to stop my dress from wrinkling!’
Karolina Kurkova: The model stands in a Sprinter van to avoid getting wrinkles before arriving on the red carpet
Model Karolina Kurkova was one of the first stars to reveal how much stars rely on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter van to help keep their delicate outfits in perfect condition
For the 2016 Met Gala, the Czech actress wore a stunning ornate light-up gown by Marchesa and she took a lot of care to keep it perfect
Model Karolina Kurkova was one of the first stars to reveal how much stars rely on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter van to help keep their delicate outfits in tact.
For the 2016 Met Gala, the Czech actress wore a stunning ornate light-up gown by Marchesa, which would certainly have been ruined if she sat down on the way to the red carpet.
Instead, the model stood up throughout the journey from her hotel to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and shared a look of the moment on social media.
‘I can’t sit down in this dress!! We had to be transported in a sprinter:) #MetGala #KKgoestoMetGala #MetGala2016,’ she wrote.
Kate Hudson: Getting friends to help lift and adjust her outfit so she can pee
Kate Hudson experienced some struggles using the bathroom due to her complicated Yanina couture gown in 2015
Thanks to the short-shorts element underneath the sheer overlay, the actress soon got stuck and needed some friends to help her
Kate Hudson was a vision in a sheer floral floor-length number at a La Mer celebration in 2015.
However, one point during the night saw Kate experienced some struggles using the bathroom due to her complicated Yanina couture gown.
Thanks to the short-shorts element underneath the sheer overlay, the actress soon got stuck.
Eventually, she had to call on friends to come into the restroom so they could help her out.
Naturally, she decided the capture the hilarious moment and share it with the world as she wrote: ‘When you can’t get out of of your dress whilst trying to go…. #MamasNightOut’.
Who needs a roof: Cardi B and Katy Perry have traveled to the red carpet in open top cars to keep outfits perfect
Using a GoGirl isn’t the only thing Katy Perry is willing to do in order to make sure she wows on the red carpet, the star will also travel in an open top car when needed
Rapper Cardi B and designer Donatella Versace chose to do the same for the 2022 Met Ball due to her unique dress which was completely covered in coins and chains
Using a GoGirl isn’t the only thing Katy Perry is willing to do in order to make sure she wows on the red carpet.
The singer stuck to the 2018 theme for the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala with a striking ensemble.
But her large angel wings meant that she had to travel down in a top-down car because her outfit was too big for anything with a roof.
Elsewhere, rapper Cardi B and designer Donatella Versace chose to do the same for the 2022 Met Ball.
The rapper’s unique dress was completely covered in coins and chains, including glove-like pieces on her forearms.
So the pair made sure to arrive in an equally gilded Versace inspired automobile.