Rihanna Turns Down Super Bowl Halftime Show In Support Of Kaepernick

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Rihanna Declined Super Bowl Halftime Show Because of Colin Kaepernick
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20 October, 2018

Schumer tagged Kaepernick in her post, telling "anyone who says" kneeling is "disrespectful to our military" should "read up" on all the veteran support the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has received. "She doesn't agree with the NFL's stance".

In 2016, Kaepernick started kneeling during the national anthem before his NFL games to protest recent police killings of African-Americans, social inequality, and racism, and other athletes followed his lead. What I want to know is: Will Cardi B do the Super Bowl Halftime Show?

Maroon 5 was eventually listed as the headliner for Super Bowl LIII.

Rihanna is standing by Colin Kaepernick. In 2006, she created the Believe Foundation to help terminally ill children, has been supportive of charities helping to combat HIV/AIDs and cancer, and founded the Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) in 2012, to help impoverished communities across the globe. It's just an investment in their careers - the exposure from doing a halftime show in front of that many people is priceless.

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As for who's performing in lieu of the Anti hit maker, Maroon 5 is set to be a headliner, according to what multiple sources have confirmed to our sister website, Variety.

Adele also had said no to the National Football League, telling a concert crowd in August 2016 that the Super Bowl halftime show "is not about music". News in 2015. "The reason for Rihanna is her style, swag and the aura about her". It may not be "sacrificing everything" because her career is going incredibly well with or without the Super Bowl, but the Super Bowl halftime show is a unique opportunity.

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


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