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Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl LIII Halftime In Support Kaepernick

19 October 2018

She does not agree with the NFL's stance, ' one source tells the outlet. I have to give her credit for saying "No" just like mentor Jay-Z did a year ago.

For those who might have missed it: Back in 2016 Kaepernick started kneeling during the American national anthem (which is played at the start of each game) in protest of injustices faced by African-Americans in the United States.

Earlier this National Football League season, Variety reported that Maroon 5 will perform during the halftime at the Super Bowl in Atlanta. Now we know who Rihanna (maybe) stands with, despite the backlash Colin has faced. Colin crushed on RiRi before! News that 'I kind of got two [crushes] - Rihanna and Nicki Minaj.

Variety reports that instead of Rihanna, Maroon 5 is going to perform. "Just when she walks into a room people feel her presence". So Cardi B, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar are all possible, ' a source shared with HollywoodLife. Well, we can knock off Rihanna from that list of possibilities, although her refusal hasn't been confirmed.

Rihanna is not the first artist to decline the Super Bowl.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the media at the Super Bowl Winner and MVP press conference on February 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl LIII Halftime In Support Kaepernick