Page 1 of 5 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 62

Thread: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

   
  1. #1
    Points: 28,047, Level: 98
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 303
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Three FriendsVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    4,768
    Points
    28,047
    Level
    98
    Thanks
    67
    Thanked 185 Times in 84 Posts

    Default Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    The similarities between the two costumes are quite striking. The Blonde Ambition tour was 1990 so there is every chance Michael saw Madonnas now infamous costume and thought he could do something just as provocative/sexual with the Gold Leotard for the Dangerous tour. It's something I've always wondered about given how similar both costumes are in terms of aesthetics

  2. #2
    Points: 9,004, Level: 63
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 46
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience PointsTagger Second Class

    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,034
    Points
    9,004
    Level
    63
    Thanks
    969
    Thanked 880 Times in 410 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Michael maybe wanted to have something provocative, but I think the design of the golden "leotard" stemmed directly from the design of a fencing suit / jacket.

    There was this Herb Ritts photo session prior to the release of the Dangerous album, where he wore one in black. And the golden one was an update of that.



    A standard one:
    Last edited by Electro; 23-02-2020 at 06:14 PM.

  3. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Electro For This Useful Post:


  4. #3
    Points: 3,102, Level: 34
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 98
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registeredOverdrive

    Join Date
    Apr 2018
    Posts
    694
    Points
    3,102
    Level
    34
    Thanks
    2,473
    Thanked 724 Times in 386 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Yep, it was definitely fencing suit design, he even did some fencing moves during the tour. I did fencing so I thought it was cool, even though it was a bit mixed result with those type of pants he wore, but that's MJ for you.
    I look to greet the stars
    But there's no stars to see

  5. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to ozemouze For This Useful Post:


  6. #4
    Points: 14,622, Level: 78
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 228
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    Created Blog entryTagger First ClassOverdrive10000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Awards:
    Activity Award
    NatureCriminal7896's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2019
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    4,525
    Points
    14,622
    Level
    78
    Thanks
    1,730
    Thanked 936 Times in 671 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    I was never a fan of the leotard. but some fans liked it. lol. one of my not so favorite outfit of him.



    a female with major depression,generalized anxiety,behavioral and emotional disorder,ocd mild retardation, and learning disability. i'm not contagious but my smile is.

  7. #5
    Points: 7,657, Level: 58
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 93
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Overdrive1 year registered5000 Experience Points
    wonderouzmj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    977
    Points
    7,657
    Level
    58
    Thanks
    269
    Thanked 654 Times in 302 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    I hated this growing up. I had always seen babies & my grandmother wear leotard like apparel & I loved the dangerous tour & everything about it but that leotard. It looks hell of uncomfortable & I just really wish he had the torso part tucked waiste below inside & not like superman. As a tribute artist...lol that outfit is DEFINITELY off limits for me. Imo....THIS was the worst thing he couldve ever did. Not hurt anyone, say anything wrong, skin color, none of that.....but that leotard? No!

  8. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to wonderouzmj For This Useful Post:


  9. #6
    Points: 12,164, Level: 72
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 286
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Posts
    3,343
    Points
    12,164
    Level
    72
    Thanks
    128
    Thanked 132 Times in 81 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    I LOVE this outfit. It's soooo sexy. There's something about the way he wears it that makes him look so hot and sexy in it, that makes me go wild. the way it fits his body. He's too sexy for his own good

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Michaels Lover For This Useful Post:


  11. #7
    Points: 3,874, Level: 39
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 76
    Overall activity: 69.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points
    Fuzball's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    Posts
    386
    Points
    3,874
    Level
    39
    Thanks
    262
    Thanked 353 Times in 158 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Electro View Post
    Michael maybe wanted to have something provocative, but I think the design of the golden "leotard" stemmed directly from the design of a fencing suit / jacket.
    It's a fencing shirt. Confirmed by Michael Bush. (see video @9:10ff)


  12. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Fuzball For This Useful Post:


  13. #8
    Points: 2,417, Level: 29
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 33
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    64
    Points
    2,417
    Level
    29
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 65 Times in 31 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonderouzmj View Post
    I just really wish he had the torso part tucked waiste below inside & not like superman.
    For his Superbowl performance, that is exactly what he did... not many people noticed, but he made his outfit less controversial for that performance. He wasn't wearing the golden leotard on stage, but he was wearing it on the footage on the two jumbotron screens (at the beginning of the show). But he tugged it in, and covered the lower part with a golden band. See image.
    Also, on stage he was wearing a white round-neck T-shirt instead of the usual V-neck T-shirt, showing less skin than usual.

    Last edited by Piek; 26-02-2020 at 10:26 PM.

  14. #9
    Points: 48,297, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Three FriendsCreated Blog entryVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Jackson Rules's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    833
    Points
    48,297
    Level
    100
    Blog Entries
    1
    Thanks
    215
    Thanked 467 Times in 159 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piek View Post
    For his Superbowl performance, that is exactly what he did... not many people noticed, but he made his outfit less controversial for that performance. He wasn't wearing the golden leotard on stage, but he was wearing it on the footage on the two jumbotron screens (at the beginning of the show). But he tugged it in, and covered the lower part with a golden band. See image.
    Also, on stage he was wearing a white round-neck T-shirt instead of the usual V-neck T-shirt, showing less skin than usual.

    [IMG]Schermafbeelding-2020-02-24-om-16-31-38[/IMG]
    I wonder if we will ever have a chance to watch that jumbotron footage (both versions). I'd be happy even if it isn't in HD.

  15. #10
    Points: 2,417, Level: 29
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 33
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    64
    Points
    2,417
    Level
    29
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 65 Times in 31 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jackson Rules View Post
    I wonder if we will ever have a chance to watch that jumbotron footage (both versions). I'd be happy even if it isn't in HD.
    It’s on YouTube:

    https://youtu.be/nBkNQZ-6QHg

  16. #11
    Points: 15,633, Level: 80
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 217
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Three FriendsTagger First ClassVeteran10000 Experience PointsOverdrive

    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    2,601
    Points
    15,633
    Level
    80
    Thanks
    4,403
    Thanked 2,550 Times in 1,056 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonderouzmj View Post
    but that leotard? No!
    Yeah, I don't like the leotard either lol

  17. The Following User Says Thank You to Hulkamaniac For This Useful Post:


  18. #12
    Points: 48,297, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Three FriendsCreated Blog entryVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Jackson Rules's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Italy
    Posts
    833
    Points
    48,297
    Level
    100
    Blog Entries
    1
    Thanks
    215
    Thanked 467 Times in 159 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piek View Post
    It’s on YouTube:

    https://youtu.be/nBkNQZ-6QHg
    I was referring to those short videos with blue background, right before the MJ impersonators show up

  19. The Following User Says Thank You to Jackson Rules For This Useful Post:


  20. #13
    Points: 7,657, Level: 58
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 93
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Overdrive1 year registered5000 Experience Points
    wonderouzmj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    977
    Points
    7,657
    Level
    58
    Thanks
    269
    Thanked 654 Times in 302 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jackson Rules View Post
    I wonder if we will ever have a chance to watch that jumbotron footage (both versions). I'd be happy even if it isn't in HD.
    Wow man....i never ever payed that any attention! I guess I'm so used to seeing it that way i didn't notice. Good catch! But yeah i definitely wonder how long he danced & to what music when he was doing that footage. Maybe all he did was what we saw

  21. #14
    Points: 9,004, Level: 63
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 46
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience PointsTagger Second Class

    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,034
    Points
    9,004
    Level
    63
    Thanks
    969
    Thanked 880 Times in 410 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonderouzmj View Post
    Wow man....i never ever payed that any attention! I guess I'm so used to seeing it that way i didn't notice. Good catch! But yeah i definitely wonder how long he danced & to what music when he was doing that footage. Maybe all he did was what we saw
    Wasn't there a short making of clip? From a news show reporting prior to the superbowl or so.

  22. #15
    Points: 7,657, Level: 58
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 93
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Overdrive1 year registered5000 Experience Points
    wonderouzmj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    977
    Points
    7,657
    Level
    58
    Thanks
    269
    Thanked 654 Times in 302 Posts

    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Electro View Post
    Wasn't there a short making of clip? From a news show reporting prior to the superbowl or so.
    Not that I'm aware of. I'll look for it though

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •