LeBron James among the many confused by Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime show

Adam Levine and Maroon 5 headlined the Super Bowl LIII halftime show. (Getty)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 headlined the Super Bowl LIII halftime show. (Getty)

The Super Bowl LIII halftime show is complete. Now it’s time for millions of viewers to react. And, well, let’s just say early reviews have not been kind to Adam Levine and Maroon 5.

Travis Scott and Big Boi made appearances. But Maroon 5 dominated the spectacle. And that made many unhappy.

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LeBron James’ confused response pretty accurately summed up America’s feelings:


LeBron followed up his initial reaction with an absolutely amazing GIF:


Other social media users had Adam Levine jokes:











A few astute observers made a good, historically literate point when Levine stripped off his shirt toward the end of the show:




Those tweets, of course, were in reference to the infamous Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

There were other comparisons to past halftime shows as well:




Among the others who might have outdone Maroon 5: Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio:


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