As of this writing, the petition currently holds 1,900 signatures, and the #WeirdAlSuperBowl push is in its initial phases via Twitter, Facebook, and Change.org.
Weird Al does make a pretty sexy substitute for Madonna.
7. He should probably sing this next year to pay homage:
- The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan called the hospital bombing that killed 22 people "a mistake." ›
- Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald won the Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery that neutrinos have mass. ›
- In a Vanity Fair interview, Rihanna said Rachel Dolezal, who identifies as black even as her parents insist she was born white, "was a bit of a hero." ›