Well, we can hardly either! And because Justin is returning to the big show inwe're taking it all the way back to and reliving the moment as it happened, picture by picture. Janet kicked off the performance, singing "Rhythm Nation" solo, before Justin joined her on stage with "Rock Your Body.
But the game took a back seat to what transpired at the halftime show. On Feb. For a fraction of a second, 71, fans in the stands and 11 million people at home saw her bare breast.
By Stacy Brown. February 3, am Updated February 3, pm. The two had a sexy, playful chemistry and had previously been rumored to have been hooking up.
Please refresh the page and retry. But the majority of those in the crowd may be better aware of a Jackson performance that happened 15 years ago: the Super Bowl halftime show, of Better known, of course, as Nipplegate.
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News that Timberlake would return to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show prompted the hashtag JusticeForJanet. Many fans believe Jackson was punished unfairly over the incident, where she was reportedly uninvited from the Grammys and had her music videos blacklisted. Jackson and Timberlake both admitted they agreed on the costume reveal at the final rehearsal, but Timberlake admitted in a interview that he only took "10 per cent" of the blame.
Adam Levine's topless performance has reignited debate about Janet Jackson's Super Bowl nip-slip. During the show at the Mecedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Adam, 39, ripped his shirt off while playing guitar — but fans immediately compared the public's gleeful response to the backlash that Janet received. Janet's nipple-gate came after Justin Timberlake went to remove her corset during their joint performance, but accidentally undid her bra, exposing her breast.
We remember the wardrobe malfunction. We remember the manufactured outrage, the armchair bare-breast analysis, and the mountain of complaints to the FCC. And this is a time before video streaming, before Spotify, before YouTube even. The unmistakable voice of Sway reads a list of performers, most of whom will not later be implicated in a breast-related catastrophe.
Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake all say they're sorry - but none of that is deterring the federal government from looking into the Super Bowl's too-revealing halftime show. If applied to each CBS station, the fine could reach into the millions. Instead, that celebration was tainted by a classless, crass and deplorable stunt," Powell said in a statement.
Many audience members on social media questioned why this was permitted when Jackson was condemned and ostracised from the music industry after Justin Timberlake ripped her costume away, exposing her breast — adorned with a nipple shield — for less than half a second. When the incident occurred back init was reported that more thanpeople filed complaints with the FCC. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.