Rob Sheffield ranks all the Super Bowl halftime shows ever, from worst to best. February 1st, Even before the Janet incident, Kid Rock riled up the TV audience by wearing sleeveless stars-and-stripes poncho during his portion of the halftime show. Sexually suggestive dance moves courtesy of fellow halftime performers Nelly and Diddy also helped put prude viewers on edge before the Nipple-gate opened. The video can be rewatched frame-by-frame and scrutinized like the Zapruder film. Timberlake, red lace in his left hand, looks appalled as producers cut away to a distant long shot and firework display. No one remembers the second half of the Super Bowl.
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Janet Jackson 's Super Slip. The most famous wardrobe malfunction to date happened when a piece of Janet Jackson 's costume came loose during the Super Bowl half-time show. Justin Timberlake pulled away part of her bustier, exposing a right breast to million viewers -- and sparking a controversy that landed both CBS and Jackson in court. The incident became the most recorded and replayed moment in TiVo history, enticing an estimated 35, new subscribers and launched an eight-year FCC investigation. There was nothing "Beautiful" about Mariah Carey 's language in as the singer couldn't stop herself from swearing when her dress split on ABC's "Good Morning America" during a live performance. I said 'shoot,'" she quickly added.
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Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake all say they're sorry - but none of that is deterring the federal government from looking into the Super Bowl's too-revealing halftime show. If applied to each CBS station, the fine could reach into the millions. Instead, that celebration was tainted by a classless, crass and deplorable stunt," Powell said in a statement. He added in interviews Tuesday that other aspects of the racy halftime show, which also featured such performers as Nelly and Kid Rock, also bothered him.
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