MIA flips middle finger during Super Bowl half-time show — PHOTO

Photo: Paul Sancya / AP Nicki Minaj, left, and MIA perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. Photo: David J. Phillip / AP EDS NOTE:

It wasn't Janet Jackson's nipple, but M.I.A. flashed a body part of her own during the Super Bowl halftime show just now — her middle finger!It went down…

Madonna earned praise early on for her half-time performance at the Super Bowl on Sunday night, but it was her guest star M.I.A. who may have stolen the headlines from her by making an obscene gesture during the show.

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