The Pussycat Dolls’ sexy One Show performance sparks over 100 Ofcom complaints

The Pussycat Dolls have sparked 119 complaints with their sizzling performance of new song React on The One Show last month.

Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts, Kimberly Wyatt, Jessica Sutta and Carmit Bachar put on a real show for a small London audience as well as viewers at home – but it seems some weren't happy.

But the BBC has hit back at complaints, saying in a statement: "The Pussycat Dolls are well known for their dance routines and outfits and we announced at the start of the show that they would be appearing.

"Their performance then came towards the end of the programme, just before 8pm.

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"As with all performers, we worked with the band to ensure their performance was suitable for the programme.

"We felt it was appropriate for the time slot and wouldn't fall outside the expectations of most viewers.

"However, we appreciate that some viewers didn't agree."

The BBC also went on to address other complaints about a segment in the same show about children buying cosmetic procedures without the proper checks.

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The statement added: "We believe this film highlighted an important issue.

"We have noted that some viewers felt that these two items shouldn't have been included in the same programme."

That wasn't the first time the five-member group caused controversy though, as their performance on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway received 419 complaints.

UK fave Ashley hit back though, saying: "We are wearing costumes. And they are sassy and fierce. We are owning our femininity and celebrating ourselves as women."

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The X Factor judge Nicole has also had her say on the apparent issue too, speaking on Network Ten's The Project in Australia.

She said: "We are women now and like literally as we say, [our bums] were hanging out and it takes courage to be that, you know, it is vulnerable wearing as much as that.

"It takes a lot of courage to do it and we always do everything with confidence with the intent of empowering others and all of our women out there and anyone who feels they relate to us."

The One Show airs weeknights at 7pm on BBC One

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