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Rihanna Turned Down Performing at Super Bowl Over Colin Kaepernick Situation

Rihanna Turned Down Performing at Super Bowl Over Colin Kaepernick Situation

Rihanna reportedly does not agree with the NFL's policy.

Maroon 5 will instead headline the show, and Us Weekly reports Cardi B is being considered as a special guest.

Us Weekly reports a source said the popular singer disagrees with the NFL's national anthem policy.

It turns out that she refused to climb the stage at the Super Bowl because she 'supports Colin Kaepernick'. Here's a quick refresher on the league's "stance".

Kaepernick has famously kneeled during the pre-game national anthem in protest of police brutality against Black people.

Rihanna is taking a knee with Kap. Colin crushed on RiRi before!

Rihanna is one of the world's most beloved musicians, but she's also a wildly successful entrepreneur, making Fortune's 40 Under 40 list this year for the first time.

The I Feel Pretty star began her lengthy social media statement by pondering "why more white players aren't kneeling". News in 2015. "The reason for Rihanna is her style, swag and the aura about her". And we've heard who else the band's considering to bring on stage, if it's official! It may not be "sacrificing everything" because her career is going incredibly well with or without the Super Bowl, but the Super Bowl halftime show is a unique opportunity. The 2019 Super Bowl is scheduled for February 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.