Published: Tue, February 05, 2019
Sports | By Angie Alvarado

Maroon 5's Superbowl halftime show is being called 'the worst' in history

Maroon 5's Superbowl halftime show is being called 'the worst' in history

Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Feb. 03, 2019.

While some people debated the meanings behind his array of tattoos, and whether or not they found a shirtless Levine attractive, others pointed out the innate hypocrisy him being allowed to perform with his nipples exposed. He smoothly belted out "The Way You Move" - unfortunately Andre 3000 didn't emerge from below the stage with the first verse of "International Players Anthem" - and then left chanting "ATL HOE", which, incredibly, didn't get censored. The potentially accidental reveal of her breast led to her being blacklisted from the radio as well as from TV stations (via Rolling Stone).

It appears Spongebob is making the most of being a fave of USA sports team across the country with the music video playing on the screens, while fans cheered and danced in their seats. As noted by People, CBS was the network that aired the Super Bowl in 2004 and was also the network that broadcast this year's Super Bowl.

While a brief SpongeBob clip was shown to help introduce featured act Travis Scott, the full song didn't make the cut.


"Why is it okay to see Adam Levine'[s] boobs and not Janet Jackson's", tweeted actress and host Aisha Tyler. With his Instagram post, Adam is believed to have broken silence regarding the backlash they faced as a band.

"They're scapegoating me into figuring out the goalposts on what is offensive in America", she said.

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Along with a photo showing the "One Love" light display that took place during the set, Levine wrote, "When we accepted the responsibility to perform at the SBHTS, I took out my pen and just wrote".

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