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. The controversy erupted Sunday when Timberlake snatched off part of Jackson's bustier on stage, revealing a breast clad only in a sun-shaped "nipple shield" in front of some 89 million viewers.
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The halftime show was produced by MTV and was focused the network's Choose or Lose campaign the year was a presidential election year in the United States. Immense controversy arose from an incident during the show in which one of Janet Jackson's breasts — adorned with a nipple shield ;— was exposed by Justin Timberlake. Prior to the halftime show, there was a friendship and working relationship between Jackson and Timberlake. Timberlake had attended Jackson's Rhythm Nation Tour as an adolescent , and Jackson's energetic dance routines and daring performing style made a deep impression on him. The performance was preceded with a video montage encouraging people to vote. Jackson then took stage to perform " All for You ".
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The superstar retweeted some JanetJacksonAppreciationDay tweets. For those who don't remember -- and how could you not -- Jackson suffered a "wardrobe malfunction" during her halftime Super Bowl XXXVIII performance in in which her breast was exposed while she sang with Justin Timberlake. Timberlake ripped off Jackson's bodice, revealing her right breast as the two were performing "Rock Your Body.
Editor's note: This story about Justin Timberlake's first Super Bowl halftime performance was published in Timberlake will again be performing at the Super Bowl this season. Here's what they'll see: Janet Jackson on a stage in the middle of Houston's Reliant Stadium, wearing a leather kilt and bustier, surrounded by dancers in corsets and bikini tops and bowler hats and helmets, looking like a ragtag steampunk army of cabaret chorus girls and Highlander extras and BDSM enthusiasts. They're grinding their hips, Janet is caressing her corseted torso and 71, Super Bowl spectators are screaming themselves hoarse for the beatboxing of a year-old white boy.