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Rihanna refused to play Super Bowl halftime show to support Colin Kaepernick

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Her decision is a powerful protest of the NFL.
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The NFL's treatment of Colin Kaepernick is why we're stuck with Maroon 5 at the Super Bowl

The NFL's treatment of Colin Kaepernick is why we're stuck with Maroon 5 at the Super Bowl

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Last month, the NFL announced that the featured performer for the halftime show at Super Bowl LIII would be Maroon 5, a band best known for a handful of inoffensive pop/rock chart-toppers.
Reaction to the news was...muted. Many wondered why the NFL didn't capitalize on the location of this year's edition of the game - Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia - to book any one of numerous musicians with ties to the city.
A brief list of musicians more fitting for Atlanta's Super Bowl than Maroon 5 pic.twitter.com/TF8oTEkADa
- Jason Kirk September 19, 2018
On Thursday, though, we got new...
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