Tom Brady would possibly remorse his ideas on the 2004 “nipplegate” on the Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present.
For many who want a refresher on the incident, Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake have been on stage performing his hit tune Rock Your Physique when he abruptly ripped a part of Janet’s costume and uncovered her breast to hundreds of thousands of viewers. Following the incident, the 56-year-old singer took a lot of the blame and backlash for years – which enormously impacted her profession. A Hulu documentary, titled Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson, even urged former CBS head exec Les Moonves stopped her from getting alternatives and derailed her profession after she refused to apologize to him in particular person for the scandal.
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In the meantime, Justin carried on within the business with no downside. It wasn’t till 2021 that he even apologized to Janet and Britney Spears after dealing with backlash following the discharge of the Framing Britney Spears documentary. The 42-year-old actor stated on the time:
“I perceive that I fell quick in these moments and in lots of others and benefited from a system that condones misogyny and racism. I particularly wish to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson each individually, as a result of I take care of and respect these girls and I do know I failed.”
Now, right here is the place Tom comes into the image years later. Regardless of Janet dealing with a lot scrutiny, the previous soccer participant disregarded the entire wardrobe malfunction incident, saying it was a “good factor.” Tom remarked on the Monday episode of his Let’s Go! podcast:
“I believe ultimately, it was most likely a superb factor for the NFL as a result of everybody acquired to speak about it. It was simply extra publicity and extra publicity for halftime exhibits. Is any publicity unhealthy publicity? That’s what they are saying, so who is aware of?”
Is he significantly saying the scenario was nice publicity for the NFL, a male-led sport, though it got here on the expense of a girl’s profession and fame?! F**ked up, dude. Unsurprisingly, individuals on social media slammed Tom for being insensitive to every part the Rhythm Nation artist went by. See a few of the Twitter reactions (beneath):
“Janet Jackson confronted public humiliation and outright misogynoir leading to her getting blacklisted by the previous CEO of CBS, however Tom Brady thinks all of that was okay as a result of all publicity is nice publicity. Sick.”
“Tom Brady: ‘Janet Jackson was good for the NFL, as a result of it had individuals speaking about it.’ F’d up factor to say. She was black listed from so many media retailers, award exhibits, MTV, VH1 And many others… She was the scapegoat for all of it, however yeah, go forward Tom shoutout the NFL for benefiting.”
“I suppose to hell with what @JanetJackson went by, proper @TomBrady?”
“I don’t assume he understands the quantity of shit she went by after that backlash. That remark was too superficial and shallow.”
“So a black lady’s profession and fame is broken and he or she was taunted for plenty of years by the mainstream media however you understand what, it was good for the NFL?! Clearly too many knocks to his head.”
“????? He ought to be ashamed for treating Janet’s trauma like that.”
“Janet’s profession and legacy was practically DESTROYED because of the incident, and the ONLY factor Tom Brady can communicate on NOW after 19 years is the publicity of the NFL?”
Tom hasn’t addressed the backlash, however right here’s hoping he takes a second to study and perceive why what he stated was tousled earlier than issuing some kind of assertion. Reactions, Perezcious readers? Tell us within the feedback beneath.
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- Tom Brady Blasted For Saying Janet Jackson’s Notorious Tremendous Bowl Wardrobe Malfunction Was ‘Good’ For The NFL! – Perez Hilton
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