He said the people in charge (either the network or label or both) didn’t want them wearing tank tops on stage-he said they said there would be a lot of parents in the audience and they wouldn’t want to see the guys’ muscles (aw, honey, you don’t have any!).
So that explains their bizarre Magic-Mike like costumes on the summer tour in 2012. They were so bundled up, it’s a wonder they didn’t faint.
I wonder what all the executives thought of Logan’s almost nightly onstage boners? Maybe Logan did that as a peaceful protest. “You think my bare arms are too much to handle? What about this?”