Tuesday, February 7, 2012

M.I.A. Middle Finger Show During Super Bowl Halftime Show Creates Quite a Stir

Sometimes small gestures or action in the middle of a big shows being telecast live create quite a stir and gossip. But the recent middle finger gesture by M.I.A during the pomp and excess of Madonna's Super Bowl halftime extravaganza has not only created ripples but many believe would be the most remembered piece of the show for a long time to come.

Screen shot of video from Huffington Post [ Finger show can be seen in actual video - warning: Mature Content]
The gesture, accompanied by a barely disguised expletive, came during a performance of Madonna's new single, "Give Me All Your Luvin.'" At the end of her lines, M.I.A. appeared to sing "I don't give a (expletive)," although it was hard to hear clearly.

The incident was reminiscent of Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" eight years ago -- a surprise risque moment in front of tens of millions of unsuspecting viewers. The brief exposure of Jackson's nipple during the 2004 halftime show raised a storm of controversy and put CBS in hot water with the Federal Communications Commission.
Read details / watch video [ Warning: mature content ]: Huffington Post


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