Mötley Crüe

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Artist: Mötley Crüe

Year: 2005

Date of Action: August 2021

Region: North America

Location: N/A

Subject: Youth


Confronting Bodies: NBC

Description of Artwork: Mötley Crüe had used an expletive during a 2005 broadcast of the Tonight Show with David Letterman.

The Incident: After the incident, NBC banned Mötley Crüe from appearing on its airwaves.

Results of Incident: Mötley Crüe sued NBC for damages to its record sales as a result of the ban. Nothing could be found concerning the outcome of the case.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/25/arts/music/25motl.html

See also http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-207_162-697631.html and http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/7982909#.UDKGNEQxs7A