J Lo is breaking the rules! Jennifer Lopez channeled another A-list glamour goddess — Angelina Jolie, circa the Academy Awards 2012 — at the 2013 Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10. The 43-year old singer and actress flashed major, major leg (and one shoulder) in a stunning, super-sexy black gown by Anthony Zacarello.
“They didn’t say anything about leg!” Lopez protested. “I thought i was being such good girl — [just] a little shoulder and a little leg.”
In a surprising email obtained by Deadline, CBS expressly forbade presenters, nominees and performers from pushing the envelope with the evening’s sartorial choices. “Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered,” the e-mail reads. “Thong type costumes are problematic. Please avoid exposing bare flesh under curves of the buttocks and buttock crack. Bare sides or under curvature of the breasts is also problematic.”
Continued the memo: “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.”
Joked Lopez to Seacrest of the mandate: “It didn’t apply to me! They mentioned things [in that memo] that i don’t say around my house,” says the mother of twins Max and Emme, “It’s crazy!”
Later, presenting the night’s first award with Pitbull, the singer joked, “So, as you can see, I read the memo…” As the audience laughed, a picture flashed across the screen of her infamous green Versace gown from the 2000 Grammys.
“You inspired the memo,” Pitbull told her.
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