- Published on Monday, September 24 2012
Actress Sofia Vergara suffered a serious wardrobe malfunction when her dress split just 20 minutes before she was due on stage at the Emmy Awards.
The Modern Family star exposed her famous butt after the zip on her turquoise gown burst, prompting an emergency repair from her wardrobe team.
The Colombian actress dashed backstage where her gown was stitched back together, before joining her fellow cast mates to collect the ensemble award for Outstanding Comedy.
Vergara took to Twitter.com to post a candid snap of the incident - a close-up of her backside - and tweeted, "Yes!!!! This happend (sic) 20 min (minutes) before we won!!!!... I luv (love) my life!!!!
The actress also tweeted her thanks to her wardrobe crew, adding, "20 min Modern Family won!! Dress malfuncion (sic)!!! Thank you emergency team!!"