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Coldplay reportedly tapped to play Super Bowl 50, and the Web is fuming

It doesn't take a scientist to know that reaction was mixed.

 

Josh Katzowitz

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Published Dec 3, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 1:33 pm CDT

When it was announced on Thursday that Coldplay would perform as the main attraction during Super Bowl 50 next February in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Internet exploded with joy. OK, it was mostly mockery.

Because while Coldplay might make mainstream fans who aren’t exactly diehard NFL supporters quite pleased, those who mostly tune in for the football weren’t quite as happy.

(Ah, we miss you, Left Shark.)

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All might not be lost, though.

Bruno Mars, who put together a solid performance at the Super Bowl two years ago, and other “friends of the group” could join the band, according to US Weekly.

Until then, one can ponder one of the most important unknowable questions of our era.

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*First Published: Dec 3, 2015, 8:32 pm CST