Pussycat Dolls on X Factor: Celebrity

X Factor: Celebrity could face Ofcom investigation over Pussycat Dolls’ racy performance

Over 400 viewers complained about the performance

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The Pussycat Dolls’ racy performance on X Factor: Celebrity at the weekend has sparked more than 400 Ofcom complaints.

Viewers weren’t impressed with the routine and branded Nicole Scherzinger and her bandmates’ outfits “inappropriate” for the family show.

It’s now become one of the most complained about TV moments of the year with 419 people voicing their objection to the watchdog.

Over 400 people complained about the performance (Credit: ITV)

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Judge Nicole performed alongside Carmit Bachar, Ashley Roberts, Jessica Sutta and Kimberly Wyatt as they reunited for the show.

A spokesperson for Ofcom told us: “We are assessing the complaints against our broadcasting rules, but are yet to decide whether or not to investigate.”

We are assessing the complaints against our broadcasting rules, but are yet to decide whether or not to investigate.

Viewers also flocked to Twitter to complain about the performance and the women’s outfits.

Nicole wore a PVC bikini with a sheer bodysuit and it wasn’t long before viewers started voicing their opinions.

One person said: “How many Ofcom complaints will there be for the Pussycat Dolls.”

Another wrote: “The outfits the #pussycatdolls are wearing on #XFactorCelebrity are totally inappropriate for 8.15pm on a family show.

“Not good role models for girls. You don’t have to take your clothes to be successful.”

A third added: “My 8 year old daughter is a bit confused and asked ‘are they also wearing knickers’ vileee.”

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However, others defended the girl group.

One said: “Mothers keep complaining about how their little kids saw The Pussycat Dolls perform in these outfits, I hope they never go to a beach on a hot summer day.”

Another tweeted: “Why would adult group needs to dress to be kid appropriate? They’re not a kid’s band.”

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