"Underwear makes me uncomfortable and besides my parts have to breathe.” Jean Harlow
Jean Harlow didn't like to wear underwear, not unlike many of today's movie stars. She would have given Britney Spears a run for the money when it came to raucous, outrageous behavior. She died at age 26. Here's a link to a brief and interesting biography of Harlow.
Just in my lifetime, women's lingerie has undergone significant changes. As a child of the 1950's and 1960's even I had to wear garter belts or girdles to support my stockings for junior high and high school dances.