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Rihanna Reportedly Declined Super Bowl Halftime In Support Of Colin Kaepernick

6 monthes ago   |   By Stereogum

Back in 2016, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started kneeling during the National Anthem to protest police brutality. Other NFL players followed and Kaepernick became the face of this controversial protest, leading to his banishment from the NFL this year. Some people - including Big & Rich's John Rich... More »
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Rihanna Reportedly Declined The Super Bowl Halftime Show In Support of Colin Kaepernick

Rihanna Reportedly Declined The Super Bowl Halftime Show In Support of Colin Kaepernick

6 monthes ago   |   By Pop Crush

The 'Anti' singer decided to opt out of the Super Bowl halftime show due to the NFL's stance on kneeling.
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Rihanna turned down NFL Halftime Show in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick: Report

6 monthes ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

Wondering how the NFL got stuck with Maroon 5 as its Super Bowl Halftime performers? Per a report from US Weekly , Rihanna was actually the NFL's first choice, but she declined to offer “because she supports Colin Kaepernick.”
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.
US Weekly reports that the NFL offered the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show to Rihanna, “but she said no because of the kneeling controversy. She doesn't...
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