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Justin Timberlake is set to headline the Super Bowl LII halftime show. But the JanFam and others haven't forgotten that JT left Janet Jackson in the cold after Nipplegate. Critics are calling out JT's white privilege. It's safe to say many won't watch. Janet was blacklisted in 2004, but JT claims they have made peace. His fans are excited for the performance, saying that he's a talented entertainer who has put the Nipplegate controversy behind him. Did the NFL make a bad call with JT? 🤔 🎤

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Janet invited JT as a special guest performer during her Super Bowl Halftime performance in 2004. They performed his hit "Rock Your Body." During the moment in the song where JT sings, "I'm gonna have you naked by the end of this song"—he rips of her breastplate. He exposed her right breast, which was covered with a nipple shield for a few seconds.

The incident was deemed a "wardrobe malfunction," but created the controversy now referred to as Nipplegate. Although Janet addressed the incident numerous times, she was blackballed by the NFL and other media organizations. Janet's music videos and singles were pulled from music channels and radio formats. On the other hand, JT distanced himself from Janet and "apologized" for the incident.

Janet is regarded as a pop legend and the Empress of Pop. While she still found success in later years, her career hasn't been the same since the controversy. JT's career thrived following the incident. Many critics have called out these double standards. While JT had been forgiven as a white male entertainer, the incident continued to follow Janet as a black female entertainer. She was banned from the Super Bowl, while JT has been invited back to perform.

According to CNN, JT claims he and Janet made peace: 

He answered "Absolutely" when asked if he and Jackson were afterward able to "kind of resolve the situation, like, were able to make peace of the whole thing?"
"Yeah, and I don't know that a lot of people know that," Timberlake said. "I mean, I don't think it's my job to do that, because you value the relationships that you do have with people."
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Since the news dropped, the JanFam wasn't having it. They demanded #Justice4Janet. Some critics refuse to watch a JT performance. Others are encouraging him to apologize and bring out Janet during his performance, but that's reportedly not happening.

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But JT is excited. He's even used the hashtag #AlMichaelsShakeYaBooty to celebrate, in honor of Janet's brother Michael. Timberlakers can't wait!

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Is Justin Timberlake a bad choice for the Super Bowl LII halftime show?
#NoThanksJT
A festive crown for the winner
#JTWillCrush