January 20, 2021

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s Super Bowl halftime show made a subtle statement about the border crisis

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira's Super Bowl halftime show made a subtle statement about the border crisis

Between Shakira becoming a meme and Jennifer Lopez doing some stunning Hustlers choreography, this year’s Super Bowl halftime show delivered a powerful statement about what it means to be American right now.

One thing you may not have noticed during the otherwise high wattage show: Lopez’s 11-year-old daughter Emme Maribel Muñiz sang a slowed-down, ballad version of her mom’s song “Let’s Get Loud” from behind a glowing cage-like dome.

Jennifer Lopez's daughter Emme sings at the halftime show.

Jennifer Lopez’s daughter Emme sings at the halftime show.

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In front of the stage, more children sat in similar cages. Many believe it was a reference to the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant children have been separated from their parents and are being …

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