”In a certain sense, if you’re asking Madonna, Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. to get up on stage, you’re getting what you asked for.”

"My instinct is that (M.I.A.) recognized the overblown ridiculousness that is the Super Bowl halftime show. (Maybe) she felt a little silly for being up there in a mock cheerleader costume cheering for Madonna and she just wanted to make her mark somehow."

" If you’re asking Madonna, Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. to get up on stage, you’re getting what you asked for."

- Anthony DeCurtis Rolling Stone contributing editor

I would have loved to say fuck you to the Superbowl audience. The hype over the event is becoming more vulgar every year. Why not give a performance that is a reflection of that.