Richard Madeley uses Anne-Marie's Brit Awards fall to embarrass wife Judy Finnigan

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Watch: Richard Madeley couldn't resist the chance to make fun of wife Judy

Richard Madeley seized the opportunity to bring up wife Judy Finnigan's infamous bra-flashing moment while discussing the BRIT Awards on Good Morning Britain.

The 65-year-old TV presenter was discussing singer Anne-Marie's stumble on stage at the music awards ceremony and couldn't resist reminding viewers of his own wife's most embarrassing awards blunder.

Madeley commented of Anne-Marie, who fell down some steps while descending some steps in platform heels: "At least she didn't show her bra."

Judy Finnigan's dress popped open and exposed her bra at the 2000 NTAs. (ITV)
Judy Finnigan's dress popped open and exposed her bra at the 2000 NTAs. (ITV)

He was referring to the 2000 National Television Awards, which aired live on ITV, during which Finnigan's dress popped open to expose her bra while she and Madeley were on stage collecting the Most Popular Daytime programme for This Morning.

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Co-host Susanna Reid asked: "For all the younger viewers, can you explain?"

Madeley went on: "Before we went to the awards, Judy said 'I haven't brought my matching bra. Oh well, no one is going to know'. We won the award and went on stage but the clasp on her top popped open."

Judy Finnigan wore a black halterneck dress to the 2000 NTAs which fell down on stage. (PA)
Judy Finnigan wore a black halterneck dress to the 2000 NTAs which fell down on stage. (PA)

Asked if he thought Finnigan would mind him bringing the incident up yet again on national TV Madeley said: "She's written about it loads of times. She's over it now.

"John Leslie came running up and closed her dress up."

Recalling the incident to Woman's Own magazine in 2016, Finnigan, 73, said: "I was mortified. I chucked it into the dustbin the very next day."

Their daughter Chloe Madeley recently said how witnessing her mother shrug off her wardrobe malfunction had made her more body confident.

TV presenter Judy Finnigan poses for the media with her husband Richard Madeley during a photocall today (Monday) after returning to This Morning following her recent operation. She has been off the programme since mid-January to recuperate from a hysterectomy. Photo by Michael Stephens/PA. See PA story SHOWBIZ Finnigan   (Photo by Michael Stephens - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Judy Finnigan with Richard Madeley (Michael Stephens/PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)

She said: “[Judy] was like, ‘Oh, it’s fine. It’s funny. Thank God I was wearing a bra. Imagine if I hadn’t been’.”

Chloe added: “I’ve generally got no shame. I really like doing sexy shoots, I love just prancing around in my underwear, and I’ve learned from my parents not to take myself too seriously.”

Watch: Anne-Marie finds it hilarious that a Twitter account for her ankle has been created following fall at BRIT Awards

Singer Anne-Marie took a tumble on stage at the 2022 BRIT Awards while perfuming her hit Don’t Play with YouTuber and rapper KSI and Digital Farm Animals.

But the 30-year-old musician continued to sing while on her knees, before standing up and continuing with her performance.

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She laughed it off afterwards, tweeting: "Didn’t need my left ankle anyway."

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