Lady Gaga Blows the Roof off of Super Bowl Halftime Show with Controversy-Free Performance

Bookies had taken bets on whether the outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter would use the Super Bowl stage to make a political statement

by | February 5, 2017 | Comments

Lady Gaga performs onstage during the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Lady Gaga blew the roof off of Houston’s NRG Stadium with her high-flying Super Bowl LI halftime show Sunday night on Fox (watch it on YouTube). Gaga may have bungee jumped onto the field in spectacular fashion, but the anti-Trump political statement prognosticators were expecting (seriously — bookies were even taking bets on what she would say) never landed.

Lady Gaga flies in Super Bowl LI Halftime Show February 5, 2017 (Fox)

Gaga opened her halftime routine with an Americana medley — “America the Beautiful” and “This Land is Your Land,” along with part of the Pledge of Allegiance — and sang her hit “Born This Way,” all of which sent a message of inclusion and patriotism as opposed to the outright resistance to President Donald Trump the outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter espoused on Election Day.

Lady Gaga performs during Super Bowl LI Halftime Show February 5, 2017 (Fox)


But what Lady Gaga’s show lacked in liberal fury, it more than made up for in all-out rockstar performance.

Now if only Patriots fans can get get a little Gaga mojo to drag their team out of that huge halftime deficit…

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