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Report shows 1,300 complaints to FCC over Super Bowl Halftime Show

Posted: 9:25 PM, Feb 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-27 15:40:13-05
Report shows 1,300 complaints to FCC over Super Bowl Halftime Show

The FCC reportedly fielded nearly 1,300 complaints from viewers of the Super Bowl Halftime Show, many of whom said that the performances of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez was too risque for national television.

The 1,300 complainants were just a small fraction of the nearly 100 million viewers that watched the Super Bowl.

The complaints were brought to light this week thanks to an open records requested WFAA obtained.

WFAA noted that the exact total of complaints were 1,312, but some appeared to be duplicates. Complaints came from 49 of the 50 states.

According to a copy of the complaints obtained by WFAA, hundreds of complainants referred to the show as "porn" or "pornography." Thirty-nine people said the show should have been "R Rated," "R Rating" or "Rated R." Fifty-seven people called the halftime show an "orgy."

You can read the entire list of complaints here .