Gloria Estefan Praises Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show: ‘They Killed It

Gloria Estefan Praises Jennifer Lopez and Shakira's 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show: 'They Killed It'

Gloria Estefan is weighing in on Jennifer Lopez e Shakira‘s joint performance during the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show.

Lopez, 52, teamed up insieme a Shakira, 45, that year to put on an unforgettable show, where they became the first two Latina women to co-headline the coveted gig.

During Estefan’s appearance on Guarda cosa succede dal vivo insieme a Andy Cohen martedì, Cohen mentioned Lopez’s recent Documentario Netflix, Metà tempo, in cui la “Jenny from the Blocksinger said that she and Shakira both performing during the halftime show wasthe worst idea in the world.

Estefan, 64, said while she has yet to see Lopez’s project, she’s heard things about it.

Gloria Estefan Shares Thoughts on J. Lo and Shakira's Super Bowl Halftime Show

Gloria Estefan Shares Thoughts on J. Lo and Shakira’s Super Bowl Halftime Show
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This is the bottom line, you have very little time,” she said of Shakira and J. Lo‘s performance at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium. “You have like 12 minutes or something to get things on and off the set. So could you do it [insieme a] una persona? sì. But I think they wanted to throw a Miami and Latin extravaganza. They tried to pack in as much as possible and they killed it. An amazing show.

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Estefan, who was also invited to perform for the halftime show that year, poi ho scherzato, “Imagine what J. Lo would’ve said if I would’ve been the third. I literally would’ve come out, ‘Come and shake your body,’ fuori,” lei disse, referencing the lyrics to her hit song, “Conga.

When asked by Cohen if she declined the invitation, Estefan said, “Sì. Aspetto, it’s their moment. They’re in a whole other thing. I’ve done a couple of Super Bowls. I didn’t want to go on a diet in December. It’s Christmas!”

Estefan previously performed for the halftime show in 1992, 1995, e 1999, per Tabellone.

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In Metà tempo, Lopez is shown having a tense conversation with her music director Kim Burse about how the show would realistically play out — namely, how she was concerned that she and Shakira wouldn’t get the most out of the time they had when it came to putting on an impactful performance.

We have six fing minutes. We have 30 seconds of a song, and if we take a minute, that’s it, we’ve got five left,” Lopez tells Burse in the film, per Intrattenimento settimanale. “But there’s got to be certain songs that we sing, anche se. Noi have to have our singing moments. It’s not going to be a dance fing revue. We have to sing our message.