Skimpy G-String Sets Record At Rio's Carnival

On Fat Tuesday, there's news of the slimmest costume ever in Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade. A samba dancer managed to dance along the Brazilian route clad only in a glittery silver headress, silver arm bands and a G-string measuring barely an inch wide. Before, the thinnest G-string on a samba dancer was 1 1/2 inches.

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

On this Fat Tuesday, we bring you news of the slimmest costume ever in Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade. A dancer managed to samba along the route clad only in a glittery silver headdress, silver arm bands, and a G-string measuring barely an inch wide. For some perspective on Carnival wear, a record was broken here. Up to now, the thinnest G-string on a samba dancer was an inch and a half.

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