Rihanna Rejects Super Bowl Halftime in Support of Kaepernick


However, she declined the offer out of support for Colin Kaepernick, his kneeling protest of police brutality, and the NFL's policy in response.

According to reports, RiRi's support for Kaepernick protesting the national anthem forced her not to consider a Super Bowl LIII opportunity.

In 2016, the former 49ers quarterback chose to kneel amid the National Anthem and was joined by different competitors players over various games.

Pop-rockers Maroon 5 have reportedly been signed for the Super Bowl half-time show instead, although this has not been officially confirmed.

The source added that the singer "stands with the [kneeling] players and Colin Kaepernick". Last year, Jay Z reportedly did the same. Kaepernick is now in a legal battle against the league, making a case that team owners have conspired to keep him from being signed because of him flexing his First Amendment rights.

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A few days prior, buzz developed about the National Football League possibly targeting Cardi and Houston rap star Travis Scott to pull through as halftime guest performers.

Another star to refuse to perform at the Super Bowl this year was Rihanna, who declined the organization's offer to sing at what is quite possibly the most popular event in the United States.

Maroon 5 was a fairly controversial pick for the upcoming halftime show.

The game will be played on February 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Schumer said: 'I personally told my reps I wouldn't do a Super Bowl commercial this year. US Weekly says Cardi B may turn up as a special guest during their set to perform on the track "Girls Like You".

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