Adam Levine’s Super Bowl Nipple Reveal Prompts Backlash

Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime performance highlighted for some viewers how male and female nipples are treated differently in life.

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NEW YORK (AP) — First, critics panned Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime performance. Then social media folks went full-on snark over Adam Levine’s throw pillow-like tank top design. Then he peeled off the busy brown shirt and the snark turned to outrage over his exposed nipples. The bare-chested moment Sunday had some feminists and Janet Jackson supporters focused on how male and female nipples are treated differently in life, especially on network TV and by…

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