While Americans argue about Russian collusion, there’s one other type conspiracy that’s making ripples across the nation. Colin Kaepernick filed a collusion grievance in opposition to the NFL final 12 months, and a number of other celebrities have gotten behind his motion. Rihanna infamously turned down a efficiency on the nation’s greatest stage in help Kaepernick, and others have accomplished the identical. Maroon 5 might not be a hip-hop group, however Kaepernick’s stance has nothing to do with what style music you make or hearken to. That’s why 1000’s individuals have signed a petition demanding that the group steps down from their scheduled Super Bowl efficiency.
The Change.org petition has gathered practically 40,000 signatures. “Rihanna shouldn’t be the primary main artist to show down the Super Bowl halftime present,” reads the petition’s mission assertion. “Jay-Z turned down a request to carry out on the 2017 Super Bowl, and even addressed it in his 2018 music ‘Apesh*t.’ The lyrics say, ‘I stated no to the Super Bowl: you want me, I do not want you. Every evening we within the endzone, inform the NFL we in stadiums too,’ whereas the music video exhibits a line males on one knee. Comedian Amy Schumer has additionally weighed in, praising Rihanna and inspiring Maroon 5 to comply with her lead and step down.” It’s uncertain that Maroon 5 backs out, and it could be extra monumental in the event that they comply with Jermaine Dupri’s recommendation and make an announcement themselves.