In a movement that threatens to make a total farce out of the dignified, respectful celebration of music that is the Super Bowl halftime show, a petition has been launched calling for “Weird Al” Yankovic to headline next year. “For decades Weird Al has entertained fans, young and old, with his popular clever parodies and unique sense of humor. Having him headline the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show would not only be overly accepted by the millions of views, but it would remain true to the standards and quality of the show business we have come to love and respect out of this prestigious event,” reads the Change.org call to action, using language that may be a tad tongue-in-cheek. It goes on to suggest that Yankovic’s performance could also feature guest appearances from “well-known actors and actresses,” and that he could be joined by the many musicians whose songs provided the basis for his career even as he lovingly mocks them, much like when Beyoncé was joined by Destiny’s Child.
The petition has already more than exceeded the 5,000 signatures needed, so naturally, this has already been signed into law. All you’ll be doing now is adding your name to the right side of history.
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