Steven Tyler Explains Crazy ‘Idol’ Water Jumping Stunt

by | February 28, 2012 at 3:13 PM | American Idol

Steven Tyler’s pool jumping stunt on last week’s “American Idol” was a calculated choice. Despite it looking like an impulsive decision to strip down and go for a swim around “Judge’s Island,” Tyler says he was actually mulling over the idea for days while “Idol” filmed on Cirque du Soleil’s stage. (At one point, he even asked Jennifer Lopez if she’d consider going for a dip with him. She declined, naturally.) Watch him explain the stunt in an interview with Access Hollywood above.

In related Tyler news, on Monday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Steven was questioned about someone else’s partial nudity – namely, J-Lo, and whether she suffered a wardrobe malfunction at Sunday’s Oscars. Watch Tyler offer his “expert” verdict on the matter below: