EXCLUSIVE! Damn — Casey James Nearly Went Pant-less On 'Ellen!'

Mon, May 24, 2010 12:51pm EDT by 2 Comments

Before pre-taping his appearance on Ellen DeGeneres talk show May 20, the fallen Idol couldn’t find the new jeans he was meant to wear…too bad he didn’t just go out in his undies!

We were the first to tell you what underpants Casey James prefers (purple boxer-briefs, FYI) — and now we’ll also tell you that you very nearly saw the sexy American Idol rocker in his smalls on the Ellen DeGeneres May 21!

You’re probably asking yourself what you might have done to deserve such a gift right about now. Although we can’t answer that, we CAN tell you that wardrobe department at Ellen managed to misplace the brand new True Religion brand jeans they had hand-picked for the 27-year-old Texan, who was voted off Idol May 19.

Said pants had been sent off for ironing due to their newness, and when Casey arrived at Ellen’s studio, he “arrived to discover he had not pants for his appearance!” a show insider tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively. “The whole wardrobe department was in a scare trying to track down the damn jeans, which he would have been better off NOT wearing, in my opinion!”

Less than an hour before show time the gorgeous blond was still sans jeans — even while rehearsing, no less! — but the jeans were eventually tracked down and found behind a few props that were being used for the May 20 show.

Of all the bad luck! We were hoping to get a glimpse of those purple underpants we’ve heard so much about!

– Russ Weakland

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