Claim: One of singer Janet Jackson’s breasts was exposed during the halftime show at Super
half time shows at Super Bowls have grown more and more spectacular over the years, and Super
Although MTV, who produced the halftime show, maintained that the incident was an accident — “The tearing of Jackson’s costume was unrehearsed, unplanned, completely unintentional,” they said — some have suggested that Jackson’s wearing of a nipple shield (and advance pronouncements that the show would contain some “shocking moments”) demonstrated that the stunt may not have been quite so spontaneous:
The halftime festivities were also interrupted by a streaker who, unlike Janet Jackson, did not have his less-than-fully-clothed image beamed into living rooms by CBS.
In a curious coincidence, photographs purportedly depicting the exposed breasts of the previous year’s
These pictures were obviously fabricated from
Last updated: 2 February 2004