Black Eyed Peas: Grey Cup Halftime Gig Fallout

Sept. 16 I confirmed that the Black Eyed Peas would play this season’s Super Bowl halftime show.

Black Eyed Peas Raunchy Grey Cup Halftime Show

The reaction of the public and media to the BEP booking has been mixed at best but criticism of Super Bowl halftime talent booked by the NFL is forever an inevitability. When you combine a colossal audience and hyper-politically correct culture, you can’t expect the NFL to get anywhere in the vicinity of cutting edge.

Though in the case of the Black Eyed Peas, a good many Canadians may be wondering why the NFL booked the act for the Super Bowl after the group was widely-panned in Canada’s media following what many regarded as an offensive performance at halftime of the 2005 Grey Cup in Vancouver.

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