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NFL Says Beyonce Didn't Cause Super Bowl Blackout

Michael Juliani |
February 4, 2013 | 10:56 a.m. PST

Executive Producer

Beyonce.  (Flickr Creative Commons)
Beyonce. (Flickr Creative Commons)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that Beyonce's halftime show did not cause the power blackout that shut down the game for a bit in the third quarter, according to Fox News.

"There's no indication at all that this was caused by the halftime show.  Absolutely not.  I know that's been out there that this halftime show had something to do with it.  That is not the case," he said.

Blaming Beyonce became popular on Twitter during Sunday's blackout, which then seemed to shift the momentum of the game back into the San Francisco 49ers' favor.  But, as you know, the Baltimore Ravens held out for the win, no thanks to Beyonce (or whatever caused the blackout).


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