That goes double for Elton John

Who are you wearing and how much? CBS has requested that celebrities adequately cover “buttocks and female breasts” for the televised 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday. A memo the network sent out warned against “see-through clothing,” exposure of “the genital region” and “thong type costumes.”

This is going to be a problem for the big opening musical number, “A Tribute to Music History’s Great Moments in Wardrobe Malfunctions.”

Eye in the sky: Acknowledging public opposition to the proposal, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the city’s police department will not use two aerial surveillance drones that it obtained through a federal grant.

Instead of police work, the drones will be repurposed and will carry the “Kiss Cam” at Seattle Seahawks and Mariners games.

Dept. of “No Kidding” Research: The diet of the Deep South, specifically deep-fried foods, is contributing to an increased likelihood of stroke in Southern states, according to a study by the University of Alabama. “We’re talking about fried foods, french fries, hamburgers, processed meats, hot dogs,” bacon, ham, liver, gizzards and sugary drinks, said a researcher.

Or as it’s known on the Food Network, “Every episode of the Paula Deen show.”

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