Coldplay Announced As Superbowl Halftime Act, Twitter Cries A Waterfall

4 December 2015, 13:15 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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Katie Louise-Smith

By Katie Louise-Smith


Pepsi announced the performer for the Superbowl Halftime Show yesterday and the internet wasn't feeling it AT. ALL.  

After Madonna, Beyoncé, a surprisingly delightful Bruno Mars and Katy Per- sorry, LEFT SHARK AND MISSY ELLIOT, it has now fallen to Coldplay to deliver the half time goods in 2016. And even with the promise of UV lights, powder paint, laser lights and a potential cameo from Queen Bey, Twitter could not be satisfied.

Yesterday, we asked the question if Coldplay were actually secretly cool... but it seems EVERYONE just answered that questions for us. Here are the funniest tweets: 

After all those FIRE rumours, there were people who were truly baffled at the decision to choose Coldplay:

There were people who voiced their concerned about potential Half Time Nap Woes:

There were people who thought a rousing chorus of Fix You would prove problematic for the emotional wellbeing of the players: 

There were people who had absolutely NO faith in their ability to provide the best surprise guests:  

Seriously, the Left Shark stans were out for blood:

There were people who thought the 50th Halftime Show should have celebrated some of the most iconic past performers:

There were people who started this hashtag movement... #JusticeForJenniferLopez:

And some people thought the decision was an actual crime:

So, sorry Coldplay... 

The Twitterverse has spoken.



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