Singer Rihanna reportedly turned down the Super Bowl halftime show to support former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Entertainment Tonight reports that Rihanna was the front-runner, but she decided to pass due to the ongoing situation regarding players kneeling during the national anthem, which Kaepernick started in 2016.READ MORE: Oakland County Prosecutor Criticizes Oxford High School Over Run-Up To Deadly Shooting
Rihanna reportedly does not agree with the NFL’s policy.
The Super Bowl routinely is one of the most-watched television programs in the United States every year. Plus, the NFL has turned the halftime show into a must-watch event for many.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: How Are Global Shortages Affecting Local Customers?
Pink also turned down an offer to perform during the halftime show.
Maroon 5 will perform at halftime.
The game will be played on Feb. 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.MORE NEWS: Kirtland’s Warbler Replaces Elk On The 2022 Wildlife Habitat License Plate
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