‘The Worst Idea in the World’

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira took over the Super Bowl halftime show in 2020 and delivered an unforgettable party that paid homage to Latin culture. But in the lead-up to the highly-anticipated event, Lopez was less-than-thrilled about having to share the headliner spot with another major artist.

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Jennifer Lopez and Shakira co-headlined the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show

J. Lo’s creative process in bringing her Super Bowl halftime show to life was highlighted in her 2022 Netflix documentary Halftime. The decision for the NFL to hire two Latinas to perform for the halftime show in the midst of its publicity nightmare following its treatment of Colin Kaepernick upset everyone involved, including J. Lo and her team.

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