Rihanna & Cardi B Omit Superbowl Offer in Support of Colin Kaepernick & NFL Cancels Maroon 5 Press Conference
Maroon 5 are set to be the main events of the 2019 Super Bowl halftime appear, yet obviously they weren't the principal decision for the service. Us Week after week is revealing that Rihanna was already drawn closer by the NFL for the execution – however turned it down in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.
(Update Feb 1 ‘19)
Maroon 5 won't show up at a standard news gathering to advance their execution at the Super Bowl halftime appear, the National Football League said in an announcement on Twitter. Individual entertainers Travis Scott and Big Boi will allegedly not partake either.
“Maroon 5 has been working hard on a Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show that will meet and exceed the standards of this event,” the NFL said. “As it is about music, the artists will let their show do the talking as they prepare to take the stage this Sunday.”
In December, it was accounted for that Cardi B declined the NFL's offer to join Maroon 5's Super Bowl LIII halftime show execution in help of previous quarterback and political dissident Colin Kaepernick. In another meeting with the Associated Press, Cardi said she was offered to perform in any case turned down the open door with "blended emotions" to "remain behind" Kaepernick, who was boycotted from the NFL for his serene dissent of police severity against ethnic minorities.
“I got to sacrifice a lot of money to perform,” Cardi told AP. “I got to sacrifice a lot of money to perform. But there’s a man who sacrificed his job for us, so we got to stand behind him.” The rapper likewise talked on her contribution with Super Bowl-related occasions she's slated to take an interest in: “If the NFL could benefit off from us, then I’m going to benefit off y’all…Because of y’all, we are getting these parties.”
Cardi B featured close by Lil Jon and Steve Carell in a Super Bowl Pepsi Commercial. Alongside Maroon 5, Travis Scott and Big Boi are playing out the occasion's halftime demonstrate this Sunday in Atlanta. Both Scott and Maroon 5 have since reported magnanimous gifts in the midst of the discussion encompassing their inclusion with the NFL. (Kaepernick freely objected to Scott's choice to take part.) Gladys Knight, will's identity singing the national song of devotion, likewise talked on the NFL's treatment of Kaepernick.
“The NFL and CBS really wanted Rihanna to be next year’s performer in Atlanta,” the a source relayed to press. “They offered it to her, but she said no because of the kneeling controversy. She doesn’t agree with the NFL’s stance.”
Previous 49ers quarterback Kaepernick hasn't played since the 2016 season, and claims that the NFL groups have boycotted him for his quiet dissent against police mercilessness and racial imbalance, bowing amid the national song of praise at amusements. Not long ago he showed up in a Nike crusade, prompting calls from the world's most noticeably awful individuals to blacklist the brand.
The 2019 Super Bowl happens in Atlanta on February 3, 2019. Given Rihanna is apparently completing a dancehall-propelled collection at the present time, the execution would probably have fit into her special battle.