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Man who sued over halftime show loses

-- A judge in Utah is rejecting a lawsuit over the Super Bowl halftime show.
/ Source: The Associated Press

-- A judge in Utah is rejecting a lawsuit over the Super Bowl halftime show.

A Utah lawyer sued Viacom -- the owner of C-B-S -- in small-claims court for false advertising, claiming he was led to believe the show would be a family-oriented patriotic celebration.

But a judge says Eric Stephenson made his own assumptions -- and ruled in favor of Viacom yesterday.

The halftime show included the infamous Janet Jackson breast-baring incident. Stephenson also objected to Jackson and her dancers simulating sex acts on stage -- and said singer Kid Rock desecrated the American flag by wearing it as a poncho. He sued Viacom for five-thousand dollars.

Stephenson says he's disappointed.

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Justin Timberlake reaches to rip costume of Janet Jackson during Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show, Houston, Texas, photo on black