UPDATED: ABC's 'GMA' Cancels Adam Lambert Performance

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    An ABC News spokesperson tells Access, "Given his controversial live performance on the AMAs we were concerned about airing a similar concert so early in the morning."

    Access Hollywood has learned from a rep for Adam Lambert that ABC's "Good Morning America" has canceled the singer's live morning show concert Wednesday morning.

    An ABC News spokesperson tells Access, "Given his controversial live performance on the AMAs we were concerned about airing a similar concert so early in the morning."

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    Adam has already performed on "GMA" before. He was a part of their summer concert series last August.

    Before the "GMA" cancellation, the "American Idol" season eight runner-up was already booked to perform pre-taped on CBS' morning show, "The Early Show." CBS has now announced that Adam will perform live on Wednesday, November 25. CBS says he will also, "discuss his recent controversial 'American Music Awards' performance."

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    On Monday, Adam pre-taped a performance for the "Late Show With David Letterman," which will air on Wednesday. Other future TV appearances for Adam include Ellen DeGeneres' show on December 1.

    Following his racy performance on the American Music Awards on Sunday, reaction was split over his performance – many fans favored Adam's open artistic expression, while many concerned folks condemned it. Still others criticized it for just being too pitchy and off-key.

    ABC received around 1,500 negative comments regarding Adam's AMAs performance, which is considered "moderate."

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    However, the Parents Television Council (PTC) does not think "GMA" should have canceled Adam's performance. Dan Isett, Director of Public Policy for the PTC tells Access, "I do think it's a little bit unfortunate. This is not a personal crusade against Adam Lambert."

    "The idea that he should be scrubbed from TV completely is not where we're going," Isett continued. "It may be a bit of an overreaction on ABC's part. The important thing is that networks have the easy ability to air on a delay to prevent this sort of thing."

    But the PTC felt differently about Adam's appearance on the AMAs. Lambert "chose to treat American families to simulated oral sex and other demeaning behavior," Tim Winter, president of the PTC said on Monday.

    Winter continued, "ABC and Dick Clark Productions had every reason to know what to expect, as Lambert himself proclaimed that his performance would be 'very sexy' and would include leather and chains. But the producers and the network chose to bury their heads in the sand." The PTC is working on a new statement today regarding "GMA's" decision to cancel Adam.

    Adam's performance has already received many mixed messages of support on AccessHollywood.com.

    Michael James wrote, "Ok so… It's ok for Michael Jackson to grab is crotch for 20+ years. But it's not ok for an openly gay male to do the same? Not only is it discriminatory as he said, it's a little sexist, mixed with a little homophobia. He did nothing wrong."

    Yet Rocio Chavez wrote, "he over did it!!! he just embarresed (sic) himself!!!"

    Reaction amongst AccessHollywood.com readers is mixed. 54% of the AH Nation thinks, "Yes, (Adam's performance) was too racy for primetime TV. While 46% thinks, "It was great entertainment."

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