The Christina Aguilera & Rihanna Performances That Sent Brits Into A TizzyMargaret Hartmann12/14/10 7:20pmFiled to: X ratedChristina Aguilera Rihanna X FactorChristina Aguilerarihannax factorBritainCelebrityVideo239EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkBoth the U.K.'s TV regulatory body and the network ITV1 have recieved more than 1,000 complaints about Rihanna and Christina Aguilera's performances on Saturday's X Factor finale. Inside, see the female gyrating that has the Brits up in arms.AdvertisementWarning: This clip of "Express" features Xtina shaking her butt in a short black dress and some garter-wearing backup dancers: Here Rihanna engages in some slow-motion grinding while wearing a high-waisted bikini: A spokesman for the network responded, "We are confident that the performances given by our guest artists on Saturday were appropriate for the show," and a rep for the regulator Ofcom says the show is not currently under investigation.The finale aired from 7 pm to 9 pm, which is a little early to break out the lingerie. Still, neither performance seems so outrageous that it warrants going through all the effort of filing a complaint against the network. Perhaps parents tuning in to X Factor were expecting more G-rated fare, but in America, most kids have already been thoroughly traumatized by leering Victoria's Secret commercials that air at all hours.Of course, when kids are watching, fewer close-ups of dancer's asses would be greatly appreciated. However, Rihanna and Christina Aguilera didn't do anything out of the (admittedly over-sexualized) norm. It's kind of nice to see British parents protesting the trend, but we Americans prefer to save our righteous indignation for when a supposedly-virginal pop princess shimmies on an ice cream truck pole.