Timberlake back at Super Bowl halftime, no wardrobe malfunctions

From Reuters - February 4, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake posed for a selfie, paid tribute to music legend Prince and played it safe at a halftime Super Bowl performance on Sunday, returning to the gig where he and Janet Jackson introduced wardrobe malfunction to the American lexicon.

Timberlake danced and sang his way through a roughly 12-minute set before a television audience estimated at over 100 million people, mixing a song from his new album and staples such as Cant Stop the Feeling that made him an intentionally known solo artist.

In an homage in Minneapolis to the states native son Prince, who died in 2016, Timberlake played a white piano and sat beneath a projection of Prince on a screen to sing a cover of I would Die 4 U.

The only major piece of clothing that came off this time was Timberlakes jacket. In 2004, he infamously ripped off part of Janet Jacksons garment during their halftime show in Houstonandbriefly bared her breast.


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