Super Bowl halftime show upstaged
is likely to be the most remembered piece of the show. appeared to sing don give a (expletive), although it was hard to hear clearly.
The incident was reminiscent of Janet Jackson infamous malfunction eight years ago a surprise risque moment in front of tens of millions of unsuspecting viewers. The brief exposure of Jackson nipple during the 2004 halftime show raised a storm of controversy and put CBS in hot water with the Federal Communications Commission ## ## .
The Super Bowl, shown on NBC this year, is routinely viewed by more than 100 million people, the biggest TV event of the year. gesture in what was a late attempt by less than a second to cut out the camera shot.
NFL hired the talent and produced the halftime show, NBC spokesman Christopher McCloskey said. did not do anything similar during rehearsals and the league had no reason to believe she would pull something like that during the actual show.
obscene gesture in the performance was completely inappropriate, very disappointing, and we apologize to our fans, McCarthy said. is best known for her 2007 hit Planes, a Grammy nominee for record of the year that memorably features a sample of the Clash song, to Hell. It was featured on the soundtrack to the movie Millionaire. The singing and dancing on was smartly choreographed, as Madonna moved more deliberately she is 53 but still adroitly. She briefly appeared to stumble at one point while trying to make a step on the stage set, but recovered in time. Twitter was alight with questions about the vocals being lip synched or augmented by tapes, particularly during this song.
The best guest was clearly Cee Lo, who joined Madonna for the final song, a Prayer. They were joined by a robed chorus in the show most soaring performance. With a puff of white smoke, Madonna disappeared down a trap door in the stage, and lights on the field spelled out Peace. For all the elaborate choreography and flashy effects, the finger incident is the more likely headline from the event.
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