Rihanna’s Halftime Show, Super Bowl 57 Draw 103 FCC Complaints


GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 12: Rihanna performs during Super Bowl LVII between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles on February 12, 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ.  (Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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Rihanna’s Super Bowl LVII halftime efficiency at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, previously this month had some audiences outraged.

The Federal Communications Commission got 103 grievances about the Super Bowl LVII broadcast, according to TMZ Sports, and almost all of them worried Rihanna’s halftime efficiency.

Many of the grievances stated that Rihanna’s lyrics and efficiency “were way too sexualized,” per TMZ Sports.

” I do not care what somebody praises however kids should not be exposed to porn and as an adult I do not want to see it,” one audience composed. “… Where has decency gone? How about regard for others and self?”

Most of the problems were directed towards Rihanna’s background dancers. Some audiences stated they felt the dancers made gestures that “were patently offending and totally unsuitable for kids,” per TMZ Sports.

The Super Bowl halftime program was Rihanna’s very first live efficiency given that the 2018 Grammys, and most of the feedback was favorable with the similarity LeBron James, J.J. Watt and Donovan Mitchell applauding the program.

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