It turns out that she refused to climb the stage at the Super Bowl because she 'supports Colin Kaepernick'.
Us Weekly reports a source said the popular singer disagrees with the NFL's national anthem policy. She reportedly did so because she doesn't agree with NFL's stance on Colin Kaepernick.
"The NFL and CBS really wanted Rihanna to be next year's performer in Atlanta", an anonymous source told US Weekly. Well. Guess who decided not to do the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show?
Rihanna is taking a knee with Kap. "CBS and the National Football League reached out to Rihanna first, who after thinking about the offer, chose to pass due to the National Football League and the situation regarding players kneeling".
More than two years after Kaepernick became the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem, he remains a polarizing figure. Well, we can knock off Rihanna from that list of possibilities, although her refusal hasn't been confirmed. The 2019 Super Bowl is scheduled for February 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.