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Mom Shares Her 14 Y.O. Son’s Face In Response To J.Lo At The Super Bowl, Other Parents Share Their Kids’ Reactions
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Mom Shares Her 14 Y.O. Son’s Face In Response To J.Lo At The Super Bowl, Other Parents Share Their Kids’ Reactions

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira delivered a memorable halftime show at this year’s Super Bowl. At times it even seemed that people were talking about it more than the game itself. However, the opinions were very mixed.

While some applauded the multi-platinum-selling superstars for their singing and stage presence, others despised the performance calling it overly-sexualized.

Regardless of where you stand on the issue, there’s one aspect of the show we can all agree on. People have posted quite a few hilarious reactions to it. Especially parents. Everything began with a Facebook post by Meridith Masony. After she explained what it was like to watch the broadcast that featured pole dancing with her 14-year-old, other moms and dads responded with their own confessions.

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Image credits: That’s Inappropriate

Interestingly, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez didn’t actually make any money. Instead, the pop divas will be paid “union scale,” which is only “a fraction of the six- and seven-figure sums” they regularly rake in. And it isn’t unusual. Most Super Bowl halftime performers, including Maroon 5 and Travis Scott, have essentially worked for free.

But this doesn’t mean that the NFL is simply being cheap. According to Forbes, the organization spends about $10 million in production costs, giving the singers a chance to advertise their work in front of more than 100 million people.

“The halftime show at the Super Bowl remains a highly coveted spot for many artists,” entertainment attorney Lori Landew of Fox Rothschild told Forbes. “Some of those artists do not see their appearance as a political statement, nor do they see the show as a cultural battleground, but rather view their live performance as an opportunity to entertain an enthusiastic crowd and to share their music and their talent with millions of viewers.”

And by the looks of it, it’s already working. Not only the media is buzzing. People on social media are discussing every second of the show as well.

People without kids also shared their two cents on the issue

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Mommyofboth
Community Member
2 years ago

It was awesome. Just from the picture above you can see J Lo was even wearing undies under her skinsuit. People need to get a grip. I seen Janet Jackson's whole titty when I was younger and I'm still alive.

Ben Steinberg
Community Member
2 years ago

Bwahahahaha!!! That's right! I remember when Janet had her 'clothing malfunction'. People really lost their s**t, it was hilarious. Glad we were all able to survive that 'crisis'!

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A Water Bottle
Community Member
2 years ago

I mean I get the awkwardness of the older kids but I think the younger kids were attracted to the bright, flashing lights.

Steve Cruz
Community Member
2 years ago

Or there's always the possibility a mesmerized little boy was dreaming of when HE would wear a sparkly outfit and have backup dancers... I speak from personal experience.

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deanna woods
Community Member
2 years ago

Let's be honest with ourselves and each other for just a moment: A lot of these women are not upset because of what J Lo was wearing, they are upset because of their husbands' reaction to what J Lo was wearing. They didn't have a problem with Adam Levine appearing on this "family program " shirtless and they don't have a problem with the cheerleaders, but they have a problem with J Lo. Are you kidding me? The one lady who "had to cover the TV with a blanket" is the most ridiculous. This is why women can't move forward. Other women hating on women.

Country Nana
Community Member
2 years ago

Let's be honest with ourselves just a minute. Our culture has become so numb to the idea of sexualizing women's bodies and to the fear of behind snarked by people who think it's more with it if they disagree, that they'll either keep quiet, post in support of objectifying women (because, "come on, women are only being discriminated against by conservatives", cough cough) or down vote any of us who speak out for real feminism. You don't have yo be ugly or out of shape to be a feminist, but sexualizing women's bodies isn't going to help any of us. Additionally, have any of you ever heard of anorexia nervosa, bulimia or purging syndrome?

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Mommyofboth
Community Member
2 years ago

It was awesome. Just from the picture above you can see J Lo was even wearing undies under her skinsuit. People need to get a grip. I seen Janet Jackson's whole titty when I was younger and I'm still alive.

Ben Steinberg
Community Member
2 years ago

Bwahahahaha!!! That's right! I remember when Janet had her 'clothing malfunction'. People really lost their s**t, it was hilarious. Glad we were all able to survive that 'crisis'!

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A Water Bottle
Community Member
2 years ago

I mean I get the awkwardness of the older kids but I think the younger kids were attracted to the bright, flashing lights.

Steve Cruz
Community Member
2 years ago

Or there's always the possibility a mesmerized little boy was dreaming of when HE would wear a sparkly outfit and have backup dancers... I speak from personal experience.

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deanna woods
Community Member
2 years ago

Let's be honest with ourselves and each other for just a moment: A lot of these women are not upset because of what J Lo was wearing, they are upset because of their husbands' reaction to what J Lo was wearing. They didn't have a problem with Adam Levine appearing on this "family program " shirtless and they don't have a problem with the cheerleaders, but they have a problem with J Lo. Are you kidding me? The one lady who "had to cover the TV with a blanket" is the most ridiculous. This is why women can't move forward. Other women hating on women.

Country Nana
Community Member
2 years ago

Let's be honest with ourselves just a minute. Our culture has become so numb to the idea of sexualizing women's bodies and to the fear of behind snarked by people who think it's more with it if they disagree, that they'll either keep quiet, post in support of objectifying women (because, "come on, women are only being discriminated against by conservatives", cough cough) or down vote any of us who speak out for real feminism. You don't have yo be ugly or out of shape to be a feminist, but sexualizing women's bodies isn't going to help any of us. Additionally, have any of you ever heard of anorexia nervosa, bulimia or purging syndrome?

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