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Every second of Wyclef Jean's AMAs wardrobe malfunction (VIDEO)

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Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

It's not that we've never seen a wardrobe malfunction at an award show before... it's just that we can't say we've ever seen one quite as funny as Wyclef Jean's jacket gaffe at the 2014 American Music Awards.

I mean, we get it — being introduced as a "bona fide reggae legend" likely stacked on some added pressure during Jean's performance of "Rude" with Magic!

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Perhaps it was nerves that led the singer to get his arm stuck in his jacket for nearly a full minute of the performance.

Naturally, the gaffe didn't go unnoticed. The Twitterverse quickly went to work pointing out the #malfuncjean.

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Jean confirmed the wardrobe struggle backstage, saying it went fine in rehearsals. Hmm, perhaps we can pinpoint the problem. Let's take a look, shall we?

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Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Let me just slip off my biker jacket so I can really dig into this performance."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"What the? I just... can't... seem... to get it off my arm."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Maybe if I just spin a little on the spot, it'll come loose."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Imma just roll with this for a minute."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"This shit did not happen in rehearsals."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Maybe if I keep my arm behind my back, no one will notice there's a biker jacket stuck on it."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Bro, quit singing at me and pull my arm out of this damn jacket."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Seriously? That's how you're going to play it?"

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"It's OK, it's OK... I'm making this work."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Hey, drummer man, get this jacket off my arm. C'mon, man, no one will know you missed a beat."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Hold on... Imma be right back."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"This is really happening."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"I'm gonna need somebody to get my publicist on the phone."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"I'm stepping on my jacket. I'm stepping on my $700 leather biker jacket at the motherf***ing AMAs."

Wyclef Jean getting out of that biker jacket at the AMAs is something you have to see

"Hell. Yes."

Do you think Wyclef Jean handled his #malfuncjean with grace?

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