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Can you believe it?

Posted by Legal Beagle on February 06, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Janet Jackson's "nipple brooch" posted by Nipsy Russell on February 03, 2004

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: : : I would like to draw attention to the New York Times's referring today to Janet Jackson's famous metallic nipple covering ("pastie," to some) as a "nipple brooch."

: : : Haven't read that one before. Perhaps because not that many opportunities arise.

: : : michael jahn

: : Another source called it a medallion. Apparently there was piercing involved. In either case, I kept hearing the Beatles singing, "Here comes the sun."

: I've heard it called a hub cap.

Somebody is suing the networks for an outrageous amount of money for broadcasting that boob.

The claim is that children will have been emotionally scarred by seing part of a breast during the game. For goodness sake - breasts are almost omnipresent natural phenomena. Not only that, they are functional and aesthetic. How can a child be harmed by seeing part of a breast? For goodness sake! a child is supposed to be nurtured on the breast for a considerable part of early life.

Breasts are wonderful, -pleasant to handle, have a function and are all around the world. They represent womanhood/motherhood and have no negative connotations. they are not even intrinsically rude, even if they can be displayed in a cheeky manner.