0 C
Lagos, NG
6th December 2019
  • Home
  • FASHION
  • I couldn’t be a sellout- Rihanna explains her rejection of Super Bowl 
EVENTS FASHION MUSIC SHOWBIZ STYLE WORLD NEWS

I couldn’t be a sellout- Rihanna explains her rejection of Super Bowl 

I couldn't be a sellout-Rihanna explains her rejection of Super Bowl
I couldn't be a sellout-Rihanna explains her rejection of Super Bowl

Rihanna explains her decision in rejecting the half-time Super Bowl performance last year, saying she turned down the NFL’s invitation to perform at the Super Bowl last year as she “couldn’t dare do that” to Colin Kaepernick.

According to the reports then, Rihanna who covers the November Vogue issue was said to have rejected the Super Bowl half-time performance the biggest entertainment event in the world because she believed the controversial NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick was being blackballed.

In her cover story with Vogue, the singer confirmed she was taking a stand against the league.

The Fenty Beauty founder was asked if she turned down the halftime show in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, to which she responded, “Absolutely!”

“I couldn’t dare do that. For what? Who gains from that? Not my people, Rihanna says “I just couldn’t be a sellout. I couldn’t be an enabler.”

I couldn't be a sellout-Rihanna explains her rejection of Super Bowl
I couldn’t be a sellout-Rihanna explains her rejection of Super Bowl

There are 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.”

At the time, Rihanna wasn’t shy about her displeasure with the shield … and she even mocked the league in a video she posted while on an aeroplane during the Super Bowl.

The NFL ultimately landed Maroon 5 and Travis Scott for the performance. As for this year’s gig, the league is teaming up with Jay-Z — who’s helping produce the halftime show starring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.

As for Kap, he’s clearly taken notice retweeting several posts highlighting Rihanna’s comments, TMZ had reported on #rihanna

Related posts

A Priest Father Jean-Phillippe jailed for drugging, raping a member

yellowdanfo

Israel Adesanya becomes 2nd ever African to win a UFC belt

yellowdanfo

Breaking: Ralph Hasenhuttl is Southampton’s new manager

yellowdanfo

Aubameyang shows off his Ferrari after a successful outing last night

yellowdanfo

Breaking: Full time in Tunisia, Libya 2-3 Nigeria

yellowdanfo

Singer Naira Marley slammed with 11-count charge by EFCC

yellowdanfo

PHOTO:Kylie Jenner Shows Off Hot Beach Body As She Celebrates Stormi At 3-month

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: John Mikel Obi celebrates daughters 3rd birthday

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: Mark Hughes Confirmed As Southampton’s New Manager

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: Rita Ora Shows Off Some Hot Bikini Body

yellowdanfo

Leave a Comment

Login

X

Register