Madonna admits it was improvised after one of her stilettos fell off.
'Well, I'll just pretend I meant to do this,' she said.
'And I dove on the floor and I rolled around and, as I reached for the shoe, the dress went up. And the underpants were showing.'
Her former manager Freddy DeMann says: 'Was it perfect? No, but it worked.'
Les Garland, former executive vice president of programming at MTV says: 'I think we all know she had a few drinks, because she had to get up the nerve to crawl around like she did. She stole the show.'
But at the time, many industry people felt her performance was a disaster.
Her longtime publicist Liz Rosenberg says, 'People came up to me and told me her career was over before it started.'
Huey Lewis recalls that his longtime agent Dan Weiner scoffed and said, 'This gal, Madonna - this is not going to happen.'
From AAP Via Yahoo! News