Rihanna turned down Super Bowl halftime show 2019 to support Colin Kaepernick

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So it looks like Rihanna supports Colin a hundred percent and that must be a great piece of news for him and he's revealed before, in an interview with E!

"The NFL and CBS really wanted Rihanna to be next year's performer in Atlanta", says the insider.

The 30-year-old singer and actress declined the offer due to her disagreement with the National Football League over how it has treated Colin Kapernick.

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The NFL eventually locked in Maroon 5 to perform and reports have been circulating that Cardi B could be a special guest during the set. It's just an investment in their careers - the exposure from doing a halftime show in front of that many people is priceless.

According to US Weekly, Rihanna cited the NFL's National Anthem controversy, which Kaepernick started in 2016 by taking a knee during the song before games, and the league's updated anthem policy. "The NFL has told them that they are more than welcome to add any one they have collaborated with in the past to join them on the show", a source close to Maroon 5 EXCLUSIVELY told HollywoodLife on September 19. Next year's Super Bowl will take place in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019.

Rihanna is not the first artist to decline the Super Bowl.

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