Rihanna, in support of Colin Kaepernick, declines Super Bowl performance

Rihanna reportedly turned down a Super Bowl performance opportunity in support of Colin Kaepernick

JAY-Z also reportedly turned down an offer to headline this year's halftime show in Minnesota in support of Kaepernick.

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As it turns out, either Rihanna or Pink could have been the headliners at next year's Super Bowl Halftime show, but things simply didn't work out. She does not agree with the NFL's stance, ' one source tells the outlet.

US Weekly reports that the National Football League offered the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show to Rihanna, "but she said no because of the kneeling controversy".

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Kaepernick, a former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, began kneeling during the national anthem at NFL games during the 2016 season to call attention to social injustices and racial inequality. However, the NFL's stance on player protests has soured the allure for the marquee artists who already have a legion of fans. RIHANNA! WE NOW have YET another reason to love RiRi.

'I feel like it's not only my responsibility, but all our responsibilities as people that are in positions of privilege, in positions of power, to continue to fight, ' he told the audience in Cambridge Massachusetts.

Apparently after Rihanna turned down NFL's offer, that's when they asked Adam Levine & Maroon 5 to perform, which they happily accepted back in September.

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