Madonna Headlines Super Bowl Halftime Show

Madonna positioned herself as the queen of a new generation of pop stars at the Super Bowl halftime show -- complete with throne -- but didn't have complete control of Sunday night's show.

Guest singer M.I.A. flipped the middle finger to the audience after uttering a barely disguised expletive during a performance of Madonna's new single.

M.I.A. was one of two guests who contributed vocals to the bubblegum pop song, "Give Me All Your Luvin'," along with Nicki Minaj. Dance rockers LMFAO and singer Cee Lo also joined the halftime show.

Madonna seemed like Roman royalty when muscle-bound men carried her extravagant throne across the football field to the stage for her opening song, "Vogue."

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  • by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 05:59 PM
    saw it , enjoyed it, she almost took a fall but caught herself. saw the finger the other girl threw out there, she should be fined maybe, I laughed . kids see and hear worse in thier own homes, go cry a river . was hoping for a double smooch like when she was with Brittany and Christina. does that make me bad ? oh well, that's entertainment.
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      by Back on Feb 6, 2012 at 07:05 PM in reply to
      Makes you immoral. Don't ask if you don't want an answer.
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        by Anonymous on Feb 7, 2012 at 03:09 AM in reply to Back
        You must either a nun, a preist, or a saint since you're so goody-goody and able to call out others so easily.
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          by Anonymous on Feb 7, 2012 at 05:30 PM in reply to
          No sweat, I asked, they answered, I cracked a smile. That's entertainment. Thanks for the back up though.
  • by JOHN Location: FARMVILLE on Feb 6, 2012 at 04:35 PM
    c-lo and he boy friend front for nia
  • by obamanot on Feb 6, 2012 at 04:10 PM
    You people need to stop worrying with her shooting the bird.Pretty sure it's the same finger she an the posted The Voice uses every night.Poor lonely lost souls.
  • by newport Location: newport on Feb 6, 2012 at 03:43 PM
    that was one of the best halftime shows i have seen in awhile---go madonna and nivky minaj and ceelo green
  • by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 03:32 PM
    Thankfully, I missed the half time show. I missed the actual game as well. Come to think of it, I never see any of them, nor could I tell you how any of them are played, or who their star players are...because I have ZERO interest in sports, period. I've gone all of my 44 years without bothering with such silliness, and will happily keep going.
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      by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 04:24 PM in reply to
      Well put.
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        by Anonymous on Feb 7, 2012 at 04:17 AM in reply to
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      by Duh! on Feb 6, 2012 at 04:43 PM in reply to
      But, you couldn't wait to read this article and make an ignorant comment about it. You must have some interest or you would've by-passed this article!!
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        by Wow on Feb 6, 2012 at 09:17 PM in reply to Duh!
        I agree with "Duh!" I think I heard that 111.3 million people tuned in to watch this year's super bowl- not a big sports fan myself but i realize that the super bowl is a big deal and a lot of people enjoy it. don't like it? don't watch it. nobody cares.
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          by Anonymous on Feb 7, 2012 at 04:17 AM in reply to Wow
          I don't like it. I didn't watch it. Thanks.
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        by Anonymous on Feb 7, 2012 at 04:16 AM in reply to Duh!
        It is your comment that is not only ignorant, but also immature. You can't disagree with someone without resorting to being rude and insulting. Nice.
  • by Back Location: Gvlle on Feb 6, 2012 at 02:43 PM
    To the ones that said the finger didn't fly; NFL and NBC just issued apologies for the act by MIA. Now carry yourselves to the doctor because you inserted your feet too far down you piehole.
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      by Anonymous on Feb 7, 2012 at 03:12 AM in reply to Back
      Wow....such a comment coming from someone who finds flipping the bird offensive. You got some double standards don't cha.
  • by Woodstock on Feb 6, 2012 at 02:32 PM
    I wish M.I.A. was MIA for the performance. She is nothing but a thug who thinks she can sing. What she did was a disgrace to everyone who watched; especially the young children who are influenced by these "role models."
  • by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 01:45 PM
    The game was rigged. The show stunk. It's over. Get a life.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:13 AM
    Her voice is very good; most of her songs are enjoyable too. I've never liked the way she has been choreographed, however. Her costumes are too flamboyant, though not as revealing as other performers (think J.Lo). Those headdresses looked a bit pagan to me too; hated the throne. I was hoping the show would carry simply based on her vocal performance. I give it 2 stars; both for her voice and face. She does look well for her age. Her 'people' could have presented her much better (think, 'Material Girl' video).
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      by ronny on Feb 6, 2012 at 12:45 PM in reply to Formerly O.L.I.
      She was not singing. I think everyone will agree to that!
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        by excuse me on Feb 6, 2012 at 01:01 PM in reply to ronny
        That also is NOT her face. If you had her money, you'd have a purdy face too.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2012 at 09:49 AM
    They should have got Hank JR or Toby Keith

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