An Italian TV presenter Paola Ferrari went viral after many thought she'd accidentally flashed the her private part.
The face of Italian Euro 2020 coverage has been compared to Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct after an X-rated leg-crossing incident - but she denies not wearing underwear - unlike Stone in the blockbuster movie.
Rai presenter Ferrari was dressed in a long black gown with her crossed legs on show.
At one point she switched legs with some viewers suggesting the 60-year-old had gone commando.
But the experienced journalist has quashed the rumours, explaining she 'prefers health and hygiene'.
She said: "It has gone viral, they are using more VAR (for this incident) than on the field at the European Championships.
"It happened but it's nothing serious."
Some onlookers also thought they saw an intimate butterfly tattoo revealed.
But Ferrari said: "I can assure you that I do not have a tattooed butterfly, I do not fly so high."
Ferrari added: "It's a bit of a stretch, as she is one of the sexiest women in the world.
"In short, the viral video seems a bit exaggerated, I presented two evenings WITH pants.
"Sharon Stone was not wearing underwear in that scene. I, on the other hand, prefer to protect health and hygiene."
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