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Though Troye Sivan skipped the official Grammys 2024 red carpet, the Australian star did show up (and show off) at the event. The singer attended the Grammys 2024 in a full Prada look consisting of a sheer button-up, a maroon tie, and classic black pants. While the star's look was a classic with a twist, there was one finishing touch that gave it an unexpected edge: A brand-new nipple piercing that poked through, shining in every single picture.
Sivan donned the nipple piercing for the first time during the Grammys 2024 ceremony, where his hit song “Rush” was nominated for Best Music Video and Best Pop Dance Recording. At the event, the singer was photographed mingling with fellow popstars like Dua Lipa, while showing off his fresh jewelry.
Though he went home sans awards, Sivan's nipple piercing was the talk of the town, with fans noticing the new piercing even before the ceremony. “I suddenly don't care about the grammys TROYE HAS A NEW PIERCING WE WON,” a fan posted on X alongside a behind-the-scenes picture of Sivan getting ready for the awards. “Troye Sivan being a member of the prestigious one nipple piercing only club I know that’s right…….,” another noted sharing a close-up pic of the piercing, which Sivan had posted to his main Instagram feed.
The twist? The nipple piercing was fake, and now Sivan is ripping it off live on camera. Two days post-Grammys, Sivan took to his Instagram stories to show a video of himself ripping the silver straight barbell from his nipple.
At first, it looks just like your regular shmegular nipple piercing until he rips of a realistic layer of a latex-like substance, leaving his fake nipple cut in half. Sivan then ripped off the remaining latex layers to reveal his real nipple. You can see the full video below:
The power of special effects makeup is undeniable, and Sivan's fake nip piercing is the perfect proof. In case there were any doubts of how realistic the confection was, Sivan also posted a close-up picture of the fake pierced nipple after his removal video. Though we can clearly see the artist had not yet recreated a full-blown fake nipple at the time the picture was taken, the result is still uncanny.
ICYMI: Troye Sivan was not the only person sporting a fake piercing at the Grammys 2024. Teen Vogue January-Feberuary 2024 cover star Keke Palmer also donned a faux septum piercing at the annual Clive Davis pre-Grammys gala in Beverly Hills. Are fake piercings a new trend for 2024?
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