Earlier today, shameless gossip e-rag TMZ posted what is quite possibly its most shameful article to date: "Kate Upton SUPER TOPLESS On a Horse."

The criticism isn't levied against the site for posting a video of Kate Upton topless — that part's par for the course.

It's levied against the site for posting a video of Kate Upton topless and then censoring it.


"Unfortunately, we can't show you the completely uncensored version," claims TMZ before proceeding to add insult to injury by offering up the worst consolation prize since the participation ribbon: Footage of the TMZ staff watching the uncensored version of the video for themselves.

Despite TMZ's intentional lack of context, it's been determined that the video was recorded during Kate Upton's photoshoot for Complex magazine two years ago.


It's unclear why the video is just surfacing now, but since TMZ seems to own the exclusive publishing rights, it's unlikely we'll be seeing an uncensored version anytime soon.

That's the bad news.

The good news is, we get to sit back and watch as the Internet goes into full meltdown mode over being unable to see yet another pair of differently colored circular protuberances protruding from a fashion model's pectoral flesh globes:

Oh, if only there was an uncensored video of Kate Upton's nipples somewhere on the web...

[screengrab via TMZ]