Pussycat Dolls spark over 400 Ofcom complaints after sultry X Factor performance

Music royalty The Pussycat Dolls reunited for the first time in a decade on Saturday's X Factor final, performing a medley of their classic hits along with their new track, React.

However, after some parents slammed the show for allowing the five beauties to perform a "strip" show, the TV watchdog have claimed they received 419 complaints.

The number of complaints has put it on track to be one of the most complained about television moments of 2019.

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The band, consisting of Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts, Jessica Sutta, Carmit Bachar and Kimberly Wyatt who gave birth just six weeks ago wore sultry outfits for their comeback gig.

Despite some viewers loving their performance, with one saying: "the fact that the Pussycat Dolls are receiving complaints about their costumes and dancing… pop music has officially returned."

While a second added: "Can we just take a minute to applaud Kimberly Wyatt? this woman had her 3rd baby just 6 weeks ago!"

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However, some viewers were shocked by their risqué outfits and dance moves, which were aired before the 9pm watershed.

Ofcom claims that "unsuitable material" may not be broadcasted.

A shocked viewer went as far as to say that the "S&M style dance moves wouldn't have been out of place on an adult channel".

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PCD, who boast hits such as Jai Ho, Dontcha and Buttons, fronted by X Factor judge, Nicole Scherzinger announced their reunion earlier last week, with each five members changing their social media pictures to a black love heart with the Pussycat Dolls logo plastered across it.

Kimberly Wyatt, 37, said: "We're BACK!!!!"

The group also announced a UK tour, which was quickly followed by an announcement that they were touring Australia and New Zealand, joined by none other than Brit icons, Steps.

Claire from Steps took to her Instagram to announce that the hitmakers would be joining PCD on tour, saying: "It's been a long time since we've been to see you guys, and NEVER BEFORE have we performed live so we can't wait!"

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