Fans of pop icon Janet Jackson have taken to Twitter to give the NFL some…umm…feedback (*insert devilish grin*) after the sports entertainment leaders – alongside annual sponsors Pepsi – officially announced Justin Timberlake as the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show headliner [click here to read more on that].
Relying on the hashtag #JusticeforJanet, users banded together in droves to voice their disappointment in the football league for electing the “president of Pop” as next year’s starring act 13 years after banning Jackson for her role in the “wardrobe malfunction” that changed television forever.
The problem? Jan remains banned by the NFL while Timberlake, one-half of the perpetrators of the “event,” is being celebrated. Are White privilege and male privilege to blame in the decision?
Some Twitter users sure think so: