The NFL’s marquee holiday game, the 4:30 p.m. ET matchup hosted by the Cowboys on Thanksgiving, is seen by millions of revelers. A lot of them had fun with the odd-looking halftime show Thursday.
British musical star Ellie Goulding took the stage wearing a . . . distinctive black-and-white outfit topped by something that could have been pilfered from a boisterious holiday party.
Twitter couldn’t help but notice. Some of the reactions invoked “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “A Christmas Story” and even the “Anchorman” franchise. A sample:
The host team, meanwhile, was giving off a bad look on the field. After the Cowboys’ 26-15 loss to the Bills, all of North Dallas may be singing, “Turn out the lights/The party’s over” for longtime coach Jason Garrett on Black Friday.