Big Name Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Performance Because Of Colin Kaepernick

19 Octobre, 2018, 09:21 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
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"The NFL and CBS really wanted Rihanna to be next year's performer in Atlanta", says the insider.

"The offer and exposure would have been great for Rihanna as she's planning a new album and tour but she stuck to what's right in her eyes", the source adds.

Rihanna, 30, reportedly passed on performing on The Super Bowl LIII's halftime stage!

Why? Well, the magazine reports Rihanna turned down the league due to her stance on the national anthem controversy.

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Kaepernick, the former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, has essentially been blackballed by the NFL for his decision to kneel during the National Anthem in protest of institutional racism and police brutality. Colin has since filed a grievance against the league and its owners in November 2017, accusing them of colluding to keep him off the field.

Rihanna is taking a knee with Kap. Just when she walks in a room, people feel her presence'.

Maroon 5 was then asked to perform, an invitation the band accepted. So Cardi B, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar are all possible, ' a source shared with HollywoodLife. Well. Guess who decided not to do the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show? Next year's Super Bowl will take place in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019.


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