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The controversies surrounding Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show

The controversies surrounding Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show

But there was no avoiding the barrage of rumors the day before Sunday's Super Bowl in Minneapolis stemming from a single unconfirmed TMZ report that halftime performer Justin Timberlake would incorporate a hologram of the late, legendary Twin Cities native Prince into his set. Timberlake played it very safe, and refrained from taking risks (compared to Lady Gaga's spell-binding and daring Super Bowl performance from past year, which was pitch perfect). One, he headlined the Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday, which helped promote the second reason - Timberlake's fifth studio album, Man of the Woods, dropped last week. "Filthy" has seen mixed reviews, to say the least- some of absolute acclaim and others of disdain. It was a stereotypical setting, a club-like scene, and Timberlake seemed nearly unimpressive at first, relying heavily on laser displays to entertain a bored-looking audience.

Justin Timberlake has largely been missing from the pop culture scene for a while. "You know when I performed on the Super Bowl? I feel it's time for some minority ownership in the National Football League", he said.

"I'm one of the people that are bidding and looking at it". Those things are all well and good, and believe me, I'll get around to watching Jenner's announcement video.

As many suspected, Timberlake payed a lackluster "tribute" to late music artist Prince, performing a rendition of "I Would Die 4 U" that most likely had the pop superstar rolling in his grave.

Couple that with some burning fan questions like, "Will Janet come back", and "What about an NSYNC reunion", and it's safe to say Timberlake had quite a bit of pressure to live up to.

I like a good passing game when I watch football and seeing Alshon Jeffery of the Philadelphia Eagles make two awesome catches in the first half kept me glued to the TV expecting more.

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Lowe asked if Timberlake and Jackson had resolved that event between the two of them, to which the "Cry Me A River" singer confirmed that they "absolutely" had.

He said: "I was in the dark about that". At the 2004 halftime show, as JT and Jackson finished the show to Timberlake's recent hit "Rock Your Body", Timberlake tore off a segment of Jackson's costume, which led to the infamous wardrobe malfunction, Nipplegate.

First I try and beat the traffic, and then usually try to get together with our staff and celebrate, just to thank everyone. Mic doesn't work, too many instruments at the same time, impossible to understand a thing.

The streaming music platform said that people also heavily streamed "Until the End of Time" and "Suit & Tie.' In addition, Prince's 'I Would Die 4 U" received a similar boost.

Although riddled with debate and controversy, Timberlake emerged unscathed from any disgusting incidents.


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