The NBA stars showed solidarity with the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who tweeted his appreciation. It's really hard for him.
Which brings us, nervously, to Maroon 5. I think the fact that Colin Kaepernick stood up for racial injustice and has been blacklisted by the National Football League is cruel and unjust. "If I were an interpreter of performance art, what message would you take from that?"
She later posted a photo of Kaepernick on one knee, which she captioned, "For those of you who thought I was watchin the Super Bowl...we beefin". RiRi captioned a clip of herself looking bored and annoyed by her fellow passengers asking.
She ended up putting a "weirdo" sticker over his head too.
Rihanna was hardly the only celebrity letting others know that she was shunning the Super Bowl in support of Kaepernick.
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Just Law, who stars in A Rainy Day in New York , previously told The New York Times "it's a awful shame" the film was shelved. Allen has been accused of molesting Dylan Farrow , his adopted daughter, when she was seven years old in the early 1990s.
Singer Janelle Monae also co-signed Ava's boycott by commenting on her Tweet. To watch the game is the compromise my beliefs. "It's not worth it".
Acreage Holdings' ad in support of medical marijuana was a notable Super Bowl commercial to be rejected this year.
When it was first announced that this year's Super Bowl halftime performer would be Maroon 5 - a choice so bland, it made 2016's halftime headliner, Coldplay, seem like GG Allin by comparison - the news was met with a collective yawn. It's one thing to get roasted on social media, but to have said roasting come from Rih Rih?
This stand wasn't for me. The 2019 halftime show has been mired in controversy, as many people have called on the participating artists to step down from the gig in support of Colin Kaepernick. Because of y'all, we are getting these parties.