Controversial Super Bowl Halftime Show Better Than 2011 But Still Nothing Special
The show began with a grand entrance fit for a queen. The digital stage was cool, as were Madonna's costumes. Plenty of viewers could have gone without seeing Madge riding one of the dancers during "Vogue," but that's the least of NBC's halftime show concerns. The more all of the dancers moved during "Music," the more Madonna's dancing appeared to be minimal at times. Regardless, she had one hell of a stage presence, as she always does.
As soon as LMFAO came into the picture, everyone around me said, "Ugh!" I felt the same way, and I was delighted that their screen time was limited. But since Madonna looked like such a baller while she was shufflin' with the Gordy boys, I'll reluctantly admit that Madonna made LMFAO's appearance ever so slightly awesome.
Nicki Minaj looked nervous during "Give Me All Your Luvin'," but at least Madonna and M.I.A. kept their cool.
Now wait a minute...did anyone else catch M.I.A. giving the middle finger on the air? There's a purpose to a delay in broadcast, which means NBC has no excuse to not have blurred out M.I.A.'s hand gesture on time (they did blur it out but they were a bit too late).
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