Rihanna turned down NFL Halftime Show in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick

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The halftime show headliners will likely face more direct questions about their opinions on the NFL's treatment of Kaepernick as Super Bowl LIII approaches.

The source adds that Kaepernick was not mentioned in those early discussions.

According to Jezebel, a source told Entertainment Tonight, "Rihanna was the front-runner for next year's Super Bowl halftime show". Here's a quick refresher on the league's "stance".

Kaepernick has been an unsigned free agent since the end of the 2016 season, and that seems directly related to him kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to social issues. The NFL tried to dismiss the collusion case, which failed.

Rihanna stands behind Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel while he was still playing quarterback in the NFL. Colin crushed on RiRi before! The rapper later seemed to confirm this report in a song that dropped over the summer: "I said no to the Super Bowl: you need me, I don't need you".

18 dead in Crimea college rampage
According to the RIA Novosti agency, security forces raided Roslyakov's family home following the killings. Crimea, internationally recognized as part of Ukraine, was annexed by Russian Federation in 2014.

Meghan tries her hand at Aussie Rules football
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have wrapped up a hugely successful visit to Melbourne on the third day of their Australian tour. During a reception at Melbourne's Government House, Meghan was startled when she played with a Formula 1 vehicle .

Harry and Meghan bring rain to drought-stricken Outback town
The royals began a 16-day Pacific tour on Monday, landing in Sydney and nearly immediately announcing the duchess´ pregnancy. Luke , who has Down syndrome, caught everyone's attention by throwing himself into Meghan and Harry's arms.

I say all of this not simply to highlight Rihanna's charity work, but to make it known that just because Rihanna doesn't seem political, that doesn't mean she doesn't have a history of being a part of progressive causes. But, according to Us Weekly, Rihanna had a good reason. No one will argue with that!

This is how we ended up with Maroon 5.

Well, if the reports are true, Rihanna should be taken off that list.

The game will be played on February 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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