Monday , September 28 2020

Wardrobe Malfunction Not Worth 5-Large

On the one hand this is ridiculous, on the other if the guy had won then I would have been happy to start charging $5K every time I suffer offense at the hands (or whatever body part) of the media:

    A judge didn’t buy a Farmington lawyer’s claim that CBS Television owner Viacom should pay him $5,000 for having to see Jackson’s bare breast during the Feb. 1 show. Eric Stephenson had sued Viacom for false advertising in small-claims court.

    Stephenson claimed he was led to believe this year’s Super Bowl halftime show would be a family oriented, patriotic celebration.

    The father of three children, ages 2, 4 and 6, said pre-game advertising and information in television guides led him to believe he would see marching bands, balloons and a patriotic celebration during the program.

    Instead, Stephenson claimed he was exposed to explicit song lyrics, Jackson’s bare breast following a “wardrobe malfunction,” Jackson and her dancers simulating sex acts on stage and what he called singer Kid Rock’s desecration of the American flag by wearing it as a poncho. [AP]

At least the small-claims angle was clever: very little expense in making the try.

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: [email protected], Facebook.com/amhaunted, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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