M.I.A. trying to shame NFL publicly over Super Bowl appearance lawsuit 

Remember when M.I.A. had a “digital malfunction” and flipped off the camera during the Super Bowl? Well, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the NFL is demanding $1.5 million in damages for “tarnishing its goodwill and reputation.”

Apparently the musician and the league have been “waging a secret legal war” ever since, with lawyers on both sides battling it out to avoid trial. M.I.A.’s lawyers are now bringing the fight to the public to show how “ridiculous” it is for the NFL to act like butter won’t melt in its jockstrap, what with various scandals that have plagued players and coaches over the years.

It’s an interesting legal tactic that probably won’t work because everyone knows that the halftime show at the Super Bowl is supposed to be family-friendly. Good luck with that.

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