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M.I.A. May Face FCC Fine for Super Bowl Halftime Flip-Off

(AllHipHop News) With one middle finger, M.I.A. could end up paying much more for flipping off television viewers tuned in to this year’s Super Bowl halftime show.

Sources tell TMZ.com that the rapper stands to pay any fines imposed on NBC as a result of her giving sports fans the finger while taking the stage with Madonna and Nicki Minaj during the halftime show. M.I.A. was on hand during Madonna’s set to perform her part of the Material Girl’s new single, “Give Me All Your Luvin’.”

In light of surprising performances in years past, the NFL protected itself against future harm by having M.I.A. and others sign a contract with them for the performance. In the contract, the rapstress agreed to indemnify the NFL for any money it might be forced to pay if the FCC comes down on NBC.

According to TMZ’s sources, “Aside from the fact that the NFL doesn’t want to pay a huge fine, the organization wants to send a message to performers — don’t you dare screw with us.”

News of M.I.A.’s possible fine comes years after CBS drew a $550,000 FCC fine for Janet Jackson’s famous wardrobe malfunction during her halftime show performance at the 2004 Super Bowl. Despite the hefty penalty, the fine was ultimately thrown out by a federal appeals court.

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  • KingsCountyCrooklyn

    she look like Jamie Fox as Shanae-nae in that pic..

    • Mike Herness

       jamie fox doesn’t play sha nae nae martin does idiot jamie plays Wanda

    •  shanana was played by martin jack ass

    • freedog008

      That was Martin who played Shanae nae..Martin was hilarious. 

  • Terrance Goodman

    But bitch n ass can be said on local network t.v ….get money i guess ..now she really feeling the f you

  • Yanik Zolnerciks

    oh my good god…it’s A finger, get the fk over it….how come you can get money for sending in a vid clip of a kid doing this to tv shows and yet people are outraged that some dappy bint does it while singin a song….really….at what age does cute become offensive? dumbass fcc can go suck a black rectangle

  • Baby_Bluez

    She’ll pack enough from the publicity enabling deliveries in UPS trucks if necessary…

  • SYN

    Nobody even noticed her flipping the bird until the media slowed down the tape, paused it, and put it all over the web.  Same with the Janet Jackson thing. 

  • R_REAL_TALK

    SHE SHOULD BE FINE JUST FOR DOING A HORRIBLE PERFORMANCE?????

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