Dermot O'Leary: 'I had X Factor trousers wardrobe malfunction' Published Feb 10 2012, 13:05 GMT | By Alex Fletcher Recommend 2 Tweet 6 0 Dermot O'Leary has revealed that he once had a wardrobe malfunction backstage on The X Factor. © The Sun TV Buzz O'Leary told The Sun's TV Buzz that he ended up hosting the show with only a safety pin protecting him from revealing his crotch to the nation on live TV."I remember having a wardrobe malfunction on The X Factor. I had this tight-fitting Alexander McQueen suit," said O'Leary."I felt the trousers rip...from pole to pole, shall we say. I just had to skilfully apply a safety pin and hope for the best. It was terrifying."O'Leary is helming BAFTA red carpet footage this weekend for E! and claimed that his biggest fear is having an accident with a Hollywood star's gown."I'll be over the moon if I get to interview Meryl Streep - though I'd be mortified if I stood on her dress!" he said.> X Factor Dermot O'Leary: 'I'm not concerned by Steve Jones axing'> Dermot O'Leary, Fearne Cotton to present from BAFTA red carpet for E!More Reality TV X Factor Dermot O'Leary Alexander McQueen Meryl StreepPrevious JLS star Oritsé Williams should be 'X Factor' judge, says JB Gill Next Frankie Cocozza: 'I'd rather hurt myself than try for X Factor again'