Twitter Isn't Thrilled About Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Gig: Janet Jackson Should 'Get a Second Chance' Too


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The notorious 2004 “wardrobe malfunction” that marred Janet Jackson‘s headlining Tremendous Bowl halftime present efficiency continues to be entrance of thoughts with many on the Web amid information that Justin Timberlake will lead the show subsequent yr.

Taking to Twitter after the Timberlake information broke on Sunday night time, many expressed frustration that the star was invited to return to the annual recreation, whereas Jackson has by no means been invited again.

“Alright if Justin Timberlake will get to return again and get a second probability on the Tremendous Bowl so ought to Janet Jackson,” wrote on Twitter consumer.

In the course of the 2004 halftime present, Timberlake joined Jackson onstage throughout her set to carry out his hit “Rock Your Physique.” After singing the lyrics, “gonna have you ever bare by the top of this music,” Timberlake ripped off a bit of Jackson’s prime, revealing her right pierced nipple as about 90 million viewers watched stay on tv throughout the globe.

The incident lead the FCC to wonderful CBS $550,000, a choice later nixed by the Supreme Courtroom. Subsequently, a video delay for reside occasions was launched by broadcasting networks.

Jackson apologized for the incident, saying that the deliberate transfer “went flawed,” including, “I'm actually sorry if I offended anybody, that was really not my intention.” Timberlake additionally apologized, saying the reveal of Jackson’s breast was “unintentional and utterly regrettable.”

It’s lengthy been reported that Jackson was banned from ever again performing on the Tremendous Bowl. Nevertheless, a rep for the NFL tells TMZ Monday that regardless of the long-held rumor, there's “no ban” for Jackson.

“We aren't going to touch upon any hypothesis relating to potential friends,” a spokesperson for the league tells TMZ. “There could also be no visitors. Together with Pepsi, we’re excited to have Justin Timberlake.”

“#JusticeforJanet” turned a well-liked hashtag following Sunday’s information, with many issuing their help of Jackson, who has but to remark, and sharing their hopes that she be a part of Timberlake as a visitor.

In an interview with Mike Tirico about his efficiency subsequent yr, Timberlake stated “that gained’t occur this time” when requested concerning the 2004 incident.