to connectVideoColin Kaepernick tweets his thanks to Rihanna for her in a show of solidarity with the boycott of the Super Bowl
Colin Kaepernick will give a shout out to Rihanna for her in a show of solidarity with the boycott of the Super Bowl.
Anyway, the setting is right on the rumours they have been treated badly in the NFL last year, and when asked to perform at the Super Bowl, LV at half-time – show- a performance by Maroon 5, Scott, Travis, Outkast’s Big Boi finally said yes to.
The singer-actress confirmed this was the case in a recent interview with Vogue for their November issue, published on Wednesday.
“Yes,” said the bath gal, and when asked if she really turned down the NFL in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. “I didn’t dare to do it. And for what? Who does it benefit to it? Not to my family and friends. I just don’t have a sale. I couldn’t be an enabler. There are some things within that organization that I don’t agree with all of it, and I wasn’t about to go out and be of service in any way.”
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Kaepernick, 31, has not yet played a down in the NFL since 2016, and after that, he started to kneel down during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as a protest of racial injustice and police brutality. Kaepernick actions that led to an avalanche of criticism from NFL fans, and even drew a response from the President, the Trump. Rihanna posted a picture of Kaepernick and kneel on Instagram during the game, with the following statement: “for those of you who thought I was watchin the super bowl… we will be beefin.”
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, commended the Elders at the time to support this initiative. Kaepernick posted a photo on Rihanna’s Instagram with a message for the singer.
“I really appreciate that, Anyway keep it [100 emoji, fist raised emoji],” he wrote.
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In August, Jay-Z entered into a partnership with the NFL to be the entertainment, the presentations, and be Inspired to Change the Initiative, which was created after an agreement with the coalition of players that is shown during the national anthem, in protest against social and racial injustice in the U.S.
The Brooklyn native and music entrepreneur has been heavily criticized for the deal by the Carolina Panthers, safety, and the old Kaepernick fan of Eric Reid, who called it “unfair,” given that the “blackballing” that he felt Kaepernick has been changed.
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Rihanna’s comments come just two weeks after the NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation, announced Jennifer Lopez and Shakira should perform on-the-2020-Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 2 on the Hard Rock Stage in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, the company, where the “Desperado” singer has long been a signatory, and is a co-production of the halftime show, but it didn’t stop the 9-time Grammy winner in the making in her mind.
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Reps for Lopez and She does not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.