M.I.A. – You Tried to Steal Madonna's Thunder With Your Middle Finger

Mon, February 6, 2012 12:02pm EST by 54 Comments
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M.I.A. – your middle finger needed to be MIA during the Super Bowl halftime show!

Just who do you think you are MIA?  And why did you think it was cool to give the finger to Americans watching the Super Bowl halftime show?

It’s not cool — it’s rude. And in the context of where you were and what you were doing — in front of 111.3 million people — it was just plain disrespectful.

Disrespectful to the audience watching the show — including many children — and disrespectful to Madonna, 53, whose thunder it appeared you were trying to steal!

You were so fortunate to have been asked by Madonna to be featured in her new hit single, “Give Me All Your Luvin,” and then to appear in her Super Bowl performance.

Now, I know that you gave the finger in the official video for the song with Madonna, and I guess she was cool with that. But that was one finger that should have been omitted from the live Super Bowl appearance.

You may be a star on the rise, but this finger episode just makes you look like an attention-hog, not a hot talent!

— Bonnie Fuller

Update: Madonna’s Rep Responds To M.I.A.’s Finger!

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Posted at 8:18 PM on February 27, 2012  

It’s over the top reactions like this, which are probably the reason she put her middle finger up at all you Americans. If you see this a ‘shocking’, you really need to get out more.
The super bowl itself is just disgusting, especially having ‘world peace’ at the end of madonna’s performance, in AMERICA. (Your war in the middle east is doing a good job of that).

I would be suprised if she only put her finger up, as she knows you’re all ridiculous. I don’t want to offend you, but really, grow up. Who cares?

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Posted at 10:41 PM on February 19, 2012  

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Posted at 2:22 PM on February 19, 2012  

Seriously? MIA flipping the finger disrespectful and the worst thing viewers have ever seen?! Child Abuse is almost epidemic in America, almost 90% of porn is created in the USA and murder is so common that nobody bats an eyelid anymore – get over yourselves and start commenting about real issues which affect real people fs.

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Posted at 3:51 AM on February 11, 2012  

Lots of stupid articles on this topic, but this is by far the worst I have read!

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Posted at 4:56 PM on February 10, 2012  

MIA? Never heard of her before, and don’t care if I ever do again…

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Posted at 9:11 PM on February 8, 2012  

Ok first of all this M.I.A chick discusts me thanks for up staging MADONNA WEIRDO Kids watch this and she shuns them for dancing to Madonna’s awesome music she probably droped at least 5% of her fanz if u think its cool u need to go to therapy becuz this was a fun night with LMFAO and MADONNA and NICKI MINAJ and OTHER PPL (I DONT KNOW THERE NAMES) and MIA turns it into a gangsta party at least Nicki Minaj did a fun dance(Actually it was kind of disturbing but it made me laugh like crazy and she’s awesome)And she’s FUGLY Nicki Minaj looks way betta than freako who flips us off for attention heres a skit DUDE AND FRIENDS:This half time show is stupid lets change it to wrestling Friend:YEAH BOO U SUCK MIA DUDE AND FRIENDS:WAIT SHE JUST SHUNNED US WOO HOO!!!! SHES AWESOME IN HER CELEBRATION LETS RE WATCH IT ON YOU TUBE!!! Friends:YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Ok thats how weirdo’s out there act and thats just annoying and disturbing I tried not to gag when M.I.A fliped me off cuz her finger nail was growing a infection but anyways I hope u all see that kids watch this and that was rude kk? MIA GO FLIP UR SELF IF THE MIRRIOR INSTEAD OF INNOCENT AMERICA!!!

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Posted at 3:30 AM on February 9, 2012  

Jesus, use a damn period.

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Posted at 1:15 PM on February 11, 2012  

Learn how to spell, seriously.

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Posted at 7:57 PM on February 8, 2012  

ugly girls need attention, Madonna does not need attention she is pretty

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Posted at 5:39 PM on February 15, 2012  

Hahahaha. Good one.

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Posted at 7:18 PM on February 8, 2012  

More outrage for the sake of outrage. She’s just flipping off the squares. If you take offense, you’re a square. Shut up.

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Posted at 12:23 AM on February 8, 2012  

I think that the American people need to tell this bimbo to grow up! She basically flipped all of us off and although she probable did it as a publicity stunt like that moron Kanye West did when he upstaged poor Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards. THAT Idiot was OSTRACIZED and I think this idiot should be as well!!We are HER public, her FANS and she owes ALL of us nothing less than her complete RESPECT!!!! These stars need to learn that WE MAKE THEM AND WE CAN DESTROY THEM JUST AS WELL!!

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Posted at 3:37 PM on February 8, 2012  

No, you cannot destroy MIA. It is not within your puny pathetic powerless existance. Despite your bleeting, the only thing that can destroy MIA is….MIA!

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Posted at 10:22 PM on February 7, 2012  

The funny thing is Madonna has teamed up with MIA to give herself some relevance. Who cares? Really? And who would be aware of it if it weren’t for all this conservative frothing about it?

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