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NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03:  David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers waits during a power outage that occurred in the third quarter that caused a 34-minute delay during Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers waits during a power outage that occurred in the third quarter that caused a 34-minute delay during Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)  

This is what it looked like after Beyonce caused the Super Bowl power outage [SLIDESHOW]

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Taylor Bigler
Entertainment Editor

Less than 20 minutes after Beyoncé hit the stage for her Super Bowl halftime performance, half of the New Orleans Superdome’s power shut off.

Was this pure coincidence or all part of the Illuminati’s master plan? We’ll let you decide that for yourself, but Jay-Z’s tweet – “Lights out!!! Any questions??” — should dispel the notion that the power outage was purely coincidental.

Here is what the stadium looked like for 34 minutes before the power was restored and play resumed.

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  • A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after a sudden power outage that lasted 34 minutes in the second half during Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
  • Cheerleaders perform as play was suspended for 34 minutes in the third quarter due to a power outage during Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after a sudden power outage that lasted 34 minutes in the second half during Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Field judge Craig Wrolstad stands on the field during a 34 minute power outage during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after a sudden power outage in the second half during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • David Akers of the San Francisco 49ers waits during a power outage that occurred in the third quarter that caused a 34-minute delay during Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Fans look on to the field after a sudden power outage in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
  • Joe Staley of the San Francisco 49ers kneels during a power outage that occurred in the third quarter and caused a 34-minute delay during Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
  • The San Francisco 49ers stand on the field after a sudden power outage in the second half during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens and teammates stand on the field as a power outage brings Super Bowl XLVII to a halt leaving the Ravens and San Francisco 49ers waiting for half the lights in the Louisiana Superdome to be restored February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY)

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