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Janet Jackson fans were not impressed with Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show

Janet Jackson fans were not impressed with Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show
From Mashable - February 4, 2018

Justin Timberlake's particularly humdrum Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday included a pretty uh, notable Stella McCartney shirt, a contentious Prince tribute, a selfie with a nonplussed kid, and considerable similarities to a Gap Ad.

So, obviously, Janet Jackson fans think she could have done a much, much, much, much better job.

Folks have not quite forgotten Timberlake's role in the supposed "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show with Jackson, and how her career took a major hit while his star continued to rise.

To recap, the incident, referred to often as "Nipplegate," occured when Timberlake exposed Jackson's breast, which was adorned with a nipple pastie, during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVII. The planned nature of the performance was broadly debated, though Jackson's team said it was "unintentional."

Jackson was blacklisted by the NFL, and she and CBS were heavily fined by the FCC (later voided). Timberlake got off pretty unscathed.

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