Mötley Crüe

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Artist: Mötley Crüe

Year: 2005

Date of Action: May 2005

Region: North America

Location: N/A

Subject: Youth

Medium: Music, Television

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.


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