M.I.A. went rouge during the 2012 Super Bowl half time show. During her performance with Madonna, she threw up a middle finger. Madonna was surprised by the gesture and not pleased. "I understand it's punk rock and everything, but to me there was such a feeling of love and good energy and positivity; it seemed negative," she said. "It's such a teenager, irrelevant thing to do. What was the point? It was just out of place."