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M.I.A.’s Super Bowl gesture adds fuel to Supreme Court indecency case

Singer flashes middle finger while high court considers whether FCC can fine broadcasters for offensive words and images

Sunday’s Super Bowl evoked a bit of outrage—not just among dejected New England Patriots fans, but also among viewers who took offense to British singer M.I.A.’s crude gesture.

During this year’s halftime show, which according to the Neilsen Co. was the most-watched halftime entertainment show ever with 111.3 million viewers, the notoriously controversial M.I.A. flashed her middle finger to the camera while performing with the pop legend Madonna.

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