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For Your Entertainment...

At the American Music Awards, Adam Lambert set out to do exactly what he ended up doing. His performance of "For Your Entertainment" was racy, sexy, and totally provocative. Now the headline on AOL reads "Did Lambert Go Too Far?" (as if he would do such a thing by accident).

It was the first real genuine bad-ass rock 'n roll moment on a live awards show since Guns 'N Roses swore on TV while presenting an award - ironically also at the AMA's, as I remember.

Lambert himself said to the Associated Press: "There are a lot of double standards as far as that goes. We've seen female pop and rock performers do that for the last 10 years. They've been very provocative, owning their power and sexuality. You just don't see men doing it very often. And I'm hoping to break down that double standard with this number."

Well, Adam certainly did that. He got the Parents Television Council up in arms. They claim that the performance was inappropria…