• Rihanna Confirms She Declined Super Bowl Gig To Support Colin Kaepernick

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    “I just couldn't be a sellout,” the Grammy-winning singer and fashion designer told Vogue.
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  • Rihanna Explains Why She Turned Down the Super Bowl Halftime Show

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    Since last year, reports have indicated that Rihanna apparently turned down an opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl. When Jay-Z, fresh off of signing an entertainment and social justice deal with the NFL , was asked by reporters if Rihanna would reconsider, he said, “You have to ask her.”
    Well, a writer at Vogue recently did ask Rihanna in an interview if it was true that she turned down the halftime performance in solidarity with quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who Jay-Z apparently didn't speak to before signing the social justice deal. (Kaepernick still remains an unsigned free agent...
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  • Rihanna says she turned down the Super Bowl halftime show because she didn't want to be 'a sellout' and 'an enabler'

    Rihanna says she turned down the Super Bowl halftime show because she didn't want to be 'a sellout' and 'an enabler'

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rihanna recently discussed her decision to turn down the Super Bowl halftime show in an interview with Vogue .
    She confirmed reports that she said no to stand in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick .
    "I couldn't dare do that. For what? Who gains from that? Not my people," she said. "I just couldn't be a sellout. I couldn't be an enabler. There's things within that organization that I do not agree with at all, and I was not about to go and be of service to them in any way."
    Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are confirmed to perform at the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show.
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