Rihanna confirmed in a recent interview that she declined an opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl earlier this year, to show solidarity with former NFL quarterback and anthem protester Colin Kaepernick.
Kaepernick began his anthem protest against perceived police brutality and racial injustice, in the preseason of 2016.
Alleging that the league’s owners conspired to keep him off a roster due to his anthem protests.
After settling the collusion case with the NFL, Kaepernick has repeatedly indicated interest in returning to the league, but has not been brought in for a workout by any club.
That partnership with the NFL, brought forth claims of hypocrisy and greed from may Kaepernick supporters who saw the rap mogul’s business arrangements with the NFL, as a betrayal of Kaepernick and his cause.