Janet Jackson has been a fixture in the headlines in recent weeks. For, Justin Timberlake‘s selection as headliner for this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show has forced many to take a long hard look at the blatant disparity in treatment the pair received following the 2004 “wardrobe malfunction.”
Indeed, all signs pointed to Jackson being “banned” from the platform, while JT has been invited back with open arms.
The injustice has caused for an interesting development on game day.
A celebratory hashtag, #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay, has been erected and is exploding! So much so that it’s outpacing the #SuperBowl equivalent.
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As at writing, the trend is #1 in the US and is besting the Bowl:
The salute is spilling over to Instagram too…
If there’s any team we’re rooting for today, it’s Janet’s!