A federal appeals court today threw out a $550,000 indecency fine against CBS Corp. for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show that ended with Janet Jackson's boob-baring "wardrobe malfunction." Yuk.
The three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Federal Communications Commission "acted arbitrarily and capriciously" in issuing the fine for the fleeting image of nudity.
Over 90 million people watched Justin Timberlake sing, "Gonna have you naked by the end of this song" and expose Janet Jackson's flabby boob to the world. I just feel bad for the children. Can you imagine if this was your first experience seeing a boob? I would have committed suicide just to get that haunting image of Janet’s horrible nipple ring out of my mind.
Here’s the classic viral slip if you need to refresh your head…