Rihanna Turned Down 2019 Halftime Show to Support Colin Kaepernick

Maria Perez
Oct 11, 2019 - 5:00
Rihanna Support to Colin Kaepernick

Rihanna turned down an offer to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2019 to show support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In an interview with Vogue magazine, the nine-time Grammy Award winner was asked if she refused offer to perform at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Georgia last year. Rihanna confirmed the rumor, saying she did not want to be a “sellout” or an “enabler” by performing at the event. “Absolutely,” she told the magazine. “I couldn’t dare do that. For what? Who gains from that? Not my people. I just couldn’t be a sellout. I couldn’t be an enabler....

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