No Nip Slips Here: The NFL Had To Vet Each Of Katy Perry's Super Bowl Outfits

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Between her fiery two-piece for "Dark Horse," her star-studded gown for "Firework," and her duet with Missy Elliot in a bejeweled hoodie, Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show definitely left the Internet plenty to talk about. But, if her outfits last night seemed tamer than those worn by past performers, you're not imaging things. In fact, designer Jeremy Scott (Perry's good pal and the man behind the costumes), said that each outfit he created had to be vetted for approval by the NFL. 

As Scott told, "After we had everything finalized and knew what we wanted to do, Katy’s management presented it for approval." This decision presumedly has something to do with the fact that the Super Bowl is the most-watched televised live performance of the year — with an audience of all ages. We're willing to bet that, since Janet Jackson's memorable '04 nip slip, officials will do anything  to prevent a wardrobe malfunction.

In true Scott fashion, the designer didn't let the strict dress code get him down. Instead, he used it as an opportunity to get creative. "It’s tongue-in-cheek, there’s humor — you know, the beach balls — but there’s nothing that’s risqué. But, I mean, I’ve worked with [Katy] so long, I know her body really well; everything is constructed to hold her and keep her." Scott was not trying to tone down Perry's powerful stage presence in any way.  "There's no Deflate-gate going on here at all," he added. Touché. (

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