April 1, 2012
The MPAA gave "Bully" an R rating due to language. After the Weinstein Company (the film's distributor) failed in their appeal for a PG-13 rating, they announced it would release the film as unrated.
Pictured: Katy Butler (left), a bullied student, and her mother Anne Butler, at a press conference in Los Angeles on March 7. Katy announced her collection of over 210,000 signatures on a petition that urges the MPAA to lower the R rating.