Jennifer Lopez and Shakira brought fierce energy to the Super Bowl halftime show, but it sparked controversy. What are your thoughts ‎

SHAKIRA and Jennifer Lopez’s Super Bowl halftime show has been slammed as “porn” after their performance drew more than 1,300 complaints from viewers.

Viewers across the US took issue with the “crotch grabbing”, “risque dancing” and “exposed skin” featured in the duo’s performance at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida on February 2.

According to Fox the broadcast of Super Bowl LIV averaged 102 million viewers, as the Kansas City Chiefs took on the San Francisco 49ers.

But their performance received 1,312 complaints filed with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) just hours after the event was broadcast live.

The pop sensations performed their biggest hits – 20 songs in 12 minutes – during a kinetically charged performance, as they showed off Sєxy moves, twerked and pole danced on stage.


But some offended viewers said they had to “shield their children’s eyes” according to freedom of information responses collected by WFAA.

One viewer said it was less a musical act and more an “X-rated strip club performance” that featured no warning before it was broadcast.

One enraged Utah viewer said: “Jennifer Lopez’s performance at the Super Bowl halftime show was extremely explicit and completely unacceptable for an event where families including children are watching,


“I had to send my children out of the room so that they weren’t exposed to something they should not have seen.”

Another complainant in Washington said: “I was not prepared to explain to my 11 yo daughter why Jennifer Lopez was dressed so scantily or why she kept grabbing her crotch.

“My daughter was asking if she was feeling sick from having so much skin showing.”

Another viewer in Wisconsin said the performance was contradictory in the current MeToo climate, saying: “What are you teaching young girls? Dance around half naked to make men excited then claim #MeToo for harᴀssment?


“It’s ok to be some Sєxual being and shake your naked rear end and expose your crotch and dance on a pole in front of the world?”

Some of the complaints came from viewers who believed the performance encouraged Sєx trafficking.

A Kentucky viewer said: “This is not appropriate family entertainment as the Super Bowl advertises. It was appalling! And then having young girls join the spectacle.

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