People dragged the hell out of Justin Timberlake after his Super Bowl performance


In case you missed it, Justin Timberlake headlined this year’s Super Bowl halftime show and people are dragging him for what they call “the worst halftime show ever”.

14 years after his controversial performance with Janet Jackson in 2004 — where he tore her top and a wardrobe malfunction revealed one her breasts — Timberlake was back to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show. While Jackson took all the blame and suffered unjust public embarrassment that derailed her career, Timberlake got the opportunity to come back on stage for a halftime performance, solo this time.

People called out Timberlake for throwing Jackson under the bus for the infamous “Nipplegate” scandal. Prior to his performance, some said that the only way they could forgive him is if he’d publicly apologize to her and give the stage to her.

But Janet Jackson didn’t come up on stage and no public apology was heard. In fact, Justin Timberlake even tried to redeem the 2004 mishap by performing “Rock Your Body” again — the very song he was singing when he exposed Jackson’s breast.

On the same day of Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime performance, people united on Twitter under the hashtag #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay and called out the NFL for allowing Timberlake to perform again while banning Jackson after the 2004 incident, calling it “white privilege and misogyny in action.”

Justin Timberlake got dragged not only because of Janet Jackson but also because of his tribute performance to Prince that included a holographic image of the singer who passed away in 2016 — something that Prince once referred to as “the most demonic thing imaginable”.

One Twitter account even created a thread about why Justin Timberlake is “cancelledt”.

Some people were surely not happy about his presence at the Super Bowl but they are clearly living at every moment of him getting called out and dragged for what they think he deserves of.

 



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