CBS: No Breasts, Butts, or Privates at the Grammys

Sure, like that'll happen: Deadline
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2013 2:22 PM CST
Pink is shown in midair at the Grammys in Los Angeles in this Jan. 31, 2010 photo.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

(Newser) – In what is sure to be a futile move, CBS is warning Grammys performers and presenters not to bare any breasts, buttocks, or genitalia while onscreen, reports Deadline. The network's Standard and Practice department sent out a "Wardrobe Advisory" in advance of Sunday's awards ceremony that includes quite a few unintentionally hilarious lines:

  • "Thong type costumes are problematic."
  • "Please avoid exposing bare fleshy under curves of the buttocks and buttock crack."
  • "Please avoid sheer see-through clothing that could possibly expose female breast nipples."
  • "Please be sure the genital region is adequately covered so that there is no visible 'puffy' bare skin exposure."

Deadline, which obtained a copy of the memo, notes that CBS is fighting a losing battle considering "nudity is the norm" at the Grammys. Perhaps the network is still reeling from its Super Bowl F-bomb... (Read more Grammy Awards stories.)

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