Entertainment The Subtle Way Justin Timberlake Acknowledged Janet Jackson During His Super Bowl Performance

02:55  06 february  2018
02:55  06 february  2018 Source:   time.com

Will Justin Timberlake bring out 'N Sync or Janet Jackson at the Super Bowl? 'Well... no.'

  Will Justin Timberlake bring out 'N Sync or Janet Jackson at the Super Bowl? 'Well... no.' Well, if you count his band, then he says he'll have guests. But JT said that he won't bring on other big names during his show.His answer to that question, posed at a press conference in Minneapolis on Thursday?

Big mistake, NFL — HUGE. In case you need a refresher of what exactly went down back in 2004 during Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson 's Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime performance , you can watch the viral moment here

The Super Bowl halftime show rumor mill is still churning, this time with the 6 hours ago Janet Jackson Confirms She Won't Join Justin Timberlake at Super Bowl Halftime/ Janet Jackson 's Family Hasn't Forgiven Justin Timberlake .

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Justin Timberlake‘s return to the Super Bowl stage on Sunday to headline this year’s halftime show was always going to be controversial, thanks to his infamous “Nipplegate” moment with Janet Jackson in 2004.

However, it appears that the singer attempted to subtly address the notorious moment with one of his first songs of the set: a reprisal of the duet of “Rock Your Body” that he did with Jackson 14 years ago. a man standing on a stage © Christopher Polk—Getty Images Timberlake infamously sang the lyrics “I’m gonna have you naked by the end of this song,” as he ripped off part of Jackson’s bodice in a move that would add “wardrobe malfunction” into the pop culture lexicon; however, this time around, Timberlake sang the song but abruptly yelled, “Stop!” before he reached those lyrics, a subtle acknowledgment of Jackson and the controversy of “Nipplegate.”

 

Super Bowl Halftime Producer Talks Justin Timberlake, Prince, and Confirms: ‘There Was Never a Hologram’ (EXCLUSIVE) .
Super Bowl Halftime producer Ricky Kirshner proudly is not on social media and even admits to still using a flip-phone. 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. The story posted in the wee hours of Saturday morning, quickly spread onto other sites and by afternoon even Prince’s longtime friend and collaborator Sheila E.

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