No fine over Janet Jackson's 'wardrobe malfunction'

The US Supreme Court has let stand a lower court decision to throw out a federal agency's $550,000 indecency fine against CBS Corp for airing singer Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl broadcast.

Janet Jackson performing during Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena in London Credit: PA

Jackson's right breast was briefly exposed to almost 90 million TV viewers after singer Justin Timberlake ripped off part of her bustier during a halftime show performance. CBS was fined $27,500 for each of the 20 stations it owned.