Maybe the ratings aren't doing so well so something had to be done to get people watching more.
To be honest, I am actually surprised this doesn't happen more often!
Rejoice in the Olympic Nip Slip by Gabriella Papadakis...
Hollywood Life says the incident occurred as Gabriella was in the middle of their program’s final “element,” where the skater threw herself backward, revealing her nipple. It was aired on international television and, according to USA Today, was replayed in slow motion on the monitors in the arena.