Rapper MIA Makes Up New Excuse for Super Bowl Middle Finger Salute

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 06, 2013 9:30 AM
In the halftime of Super Bowl 51 in 2012, the rapper M.I.A. "flipped the bird" at 114 million viewers. NBC failed to prevent it. But now that she has a new album out, M.I.A. claimed to NPR's David Greene on Tuesday's Morning Edition that this wasn't san attempt at televised profanity. Instead, it was what she called a "Matangi mudra," a yoga hand gesture. Not even NPR was buying it: