Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Demi Lovato took a risk when she wore an unconventional, nude illusion dress to yesterday's Teen Choice Awards. The nude factor, however, wasn't an illusion — it was a reality as soon as her left nipple strode down the red carpet. Yikes. But on the bright side, it's a smart accessory for any young starlet looking to transition into the adult market.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

"Age appropriateness," as a concept, is pretty subjective, but Demi Lovato's nipple is inarguably R-rated for a kids' show. Yeah, you have to squint a bit to see it, but I'm willing to bet any pre-teen or adolescent boy watching last night was squinting away.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Taylor Swift, meanwhile, demonstrates how to do nude illusion without the actual nudity.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

I was a little disappointed to see that Carly Rae Jepson's novelty purse made no allusions to phones, or dialing, or numbers.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

How did Hayden Panettiere fit into Snooki's shoes?

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Bella Thorne with serious nail art.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Speaking of nail art, I respect Abby Lee Miller's hand game.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

What's extraordinary about the cast of Dance Moms that Vivi-Anne's (white dress, front left) lack of charisma is so much stronger and more noticeable than any of presence or talent.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Gwen Stefani is still ska at her core, as evidenced by her checkered nails.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Vanessa Marano (Francesca from The Comeback) had some BDSM-type shoes.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Pink ladies: Sophia Grace Brownlee, Rosie McClelland, Selena Gomez, and Laura Marano.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Yellow: Tia Mowry, Ashley Rickards, and Shay Mitchell.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Pants: Ashley Benson, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, and Cat Deeley.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Patterned: Kat Graham, Debby Ryan, and Hannah Simone.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Bold cocktail dresses: Lucy Hale, Zooey Deschanel, and Holland Roden.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Kendall and Kylie Jenner arrived at the Teen Choice Awards via their sister's sex tape.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Silver-y: Lea Michele, Miranda Cosgrove, and Crystal Reed.

Demi Lovato Brings an R Rating to the Teen Choice Awards Red CarpetS

Worst dressed: Jordan Sparks, Rebecca Black, and Kevin McHale.