The perils of an Angelina leg! Alexandra Breckenridge flashes her nude underwear as she recreates Jolie's pose at Emmys
08:39 GMT, 24 September 2012
It has become the favoured pose of celebrities keen to show off their legs in thigh-high split dresses.
But at the Emmy awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, American Horror Story Alexandra Breckenridge discovered the perils of such a pose as she was photographed on the red carpet.
The 30-year-old actress ended up flashing her nude underwear as she uncrossed her legs and tried out another pose at the ceremony, held at the Nokia Theater.
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The perils of an Angelina leg! Alexandra Breckenridge flashed a bit too much as she posed on the red carpet at the Emmy awards on Sunday night
You put your right leg out…: Alexandra took some tips from the Ms Jolie school of posing on the red carpet
However, Alexandra was quick to
correct her fashion mishap, adjusting her dress to protect her modesty
before breaking out a few more poses ahead of the ceremony.
Alexandra teamed her one-sleeved dress by wearing her red hair swept up into a chic up do.
The pretty redhead has starred in shows including Courteney Cox's Dirt, True Blood and American Horror story, and will soon be seen in upcoming thriller movie Dark.
That's better! After her wardrobe mishap, Alexandra corrected herself as she continued posing up for photographers
Alexandra attended the event alongside
comedienne Shannon Woodward, with the pair even compiling an
Emmy-inspired music video during the car journey to the ceremony.
Angelina Jolie hit the headlines at
the Oscars earlier this year when she posed on the red carpet in her
thigh-high split dress, with 'Angelina's right leg' sparking viral
spoofs all over the world.
Speaking previously about the
commotion her outfit caused, Angelina said: 'I honestly didn't pay
attention to it. You know what I mean I don't watch those TV shows and
if I go online and see something about myself, I don't click on it.
The original: Angelina caused a stir with her then-unique pose in a thigh-high split dress at the Oscars in February
Slim pins: Heidi Klum and Maria Menounos also appeared to be channelling Angelina with their thigh-high split dresses
Dressed to impress: Jena Malone, Giuliana Rancic and TV presenter Lara Spencer all flashed the flesh in their split dresses
'I heard something, but I didn't pay
any attention. It's as simple as being a woman picking a dress you like
and having a night, and not really thinking about anything else.'
And Alexandra wasn't the only star to attempt to recreate Ms Jolie's pose on the red carpet.
Heidi Klum, Maria Menounos, Giuilana
Rancic and Jena Malone all opted for dress which featured thigh-high
splits, sticking their legs out of the split to show off their slim
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will air on 5USA at 10pm on Monday 24th September.
EMMY AWARDS 2012… AND THE WINNERS ARE
Drama Series: Homeland, Showtime
Actress, Drama Series: Claire Danes, Homeland, Showtime
Actor, Drama Series: Damian Lewis, Homeland, Showtime
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad, AMC
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey, PBS
Writing, Drama Series: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff, Homeland, Showtime
Directing, Drama Series: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire, HBO
Comedy Series: Modern Family, ABC
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, Modern Family, ABC
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family, ABC
Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep, HBO
Actor, Comedy Series: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men, CBS
Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K, Louie, FX Networks
Directing, Comedy Series: Steven Levitan, Modern Family, ABC
Miniseries or Movie: Game Change, HBO
Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change, HBO
Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story, FX Networks
Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys, History
Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys, History
Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jay Roach, Game Change, HBO
Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Danny Strong, Game Change, HBO
Host, Reality-Competition Program: Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars, ABC
Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race, CBS
Variety, Music or Comedy Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Comedy Central
Writing for a Variety Special: Louis C.K., Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre, FX Networks
Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Glenn Weiss, 65th Annual Tony Awards, CBS