The NFL's first lawsuit against M.I.A. — for that middle finger she flashed during the Super Bowl halftime show back in 2012 — was for a mere $1.5 million. She took it public, so now they are trying to sue for an additional $15.1 million in "restitution." Okay, NFL! M.I.A's lawyers are fighting back with a long list of the lewd things the NFL has allowed on its watch: Michael Jackson's crotch-grab, Prince's shadow-penis, even Madonna's backup dancers. Presumably they are also using common sense as a defense.
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