J-Lo Defends Britain's Got Talent Performance
She reveals that show bosses requested her controversial outfit...
The pop star has insisted that bosses on the ITV show asked her to wear the skimpy bum-revealing costume which has generated complaints on Twitter and to broadcasting watchdog Ofcom.
J-Lo said show chiefs had seen the costume on the Billboard Music Awards and asked her to give it another airing.
Speaking to Radio 1, she said: "I think people are so much raunchier than I am. I feel like I'm so tame. We wore it at Billboard and Britain's Got Talent said they wanted exactly the same. So I thought I'd wear the outfit in black.
"No one complained at Billboard. I think people just like to talk. It was a body suit. A lot of performers wear that these days. It is standard stage clothes. I'm not going to walk down the street like that!"
And the former American Idol judge insisted that she had safeguarded against the risk of a wardrobe malfunction.
When asked if she had anything on under the leotard and thigh-high boots, she replied: "Sure, absolutely. I'm a pro – I know what I'm doing.
"I would never take those types of risks or anything like that. You should see my knees. In rehearsals I really banged my knees up from sliding and dancing on the floor.
"Luckily with that outfit, which is why I wore it on Billboard and in Britain's Got Talent, is that I can wear a very small knee pad underneath, 'cos I have those tall boots. I was so happy that I could wear it as I was very raw from rehearsals and I cut it open the day before."