In an interview with the Associated Press (via The Hollywood Reporter), upcoming Pepsi spokeshoethrower Cardi B got into her reasoning as to why she turned down today’s Super Bowl halftime gig. “They wanted me to share a stage with Maroon 5. Need I say more?” wasn’t a quote that popped up during the interview to the surprise of myself and other readers.
Cardi B may not be the first person who comes to mind when you hear the words “political activist“. Ok, she’s somewhere amidst Gandhi, Amber Rose, and an elementary school cafeteria sit in demanding fish fingers Fridays, but not all heroes wear capes, and Cardi has thrown herself in the ring as the latest boycotter of Super Bowl LII.
Amy Schumer has joined Rihanna‘s side for the fight that is “HELL NO Super Bowl LII”, sparking a celebrity boycotting of the sporting event. A few days ago RiRi reportedly turned down the chance to play at the Halftime show, citing her support of Colin Kaepernick as the reason. The NFL read her loud and clear, and ended up going with one of the most lukewarm bowls of uncontroversial musical oatmeal Maroon 5. Amy is not here for Maroon 5 or anyone else taking part in the fuckery that is the Super Bowl, so she’s calling on Adam Levine and others to join her in a boycott. Continue reading
Rihanna has been very busy becoming the Number 1 Avon Sales Lady in her district, but she is also still a world-renowned pop star. As such, you can still catch her in between makeup tutorials recording or performing music. But one place you will never see Miss RiRi is the NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show, because she has made it clear that she is not about that life.
Stevie Wonder ended his performance at the Global Citizens Music Festival in NYC last night by taking a knee in protest of President
SexistEgotisticalLyingHypocriticalBigot Trump‘s condemnation of pro sports players protesting injustice during games. But Stevie’s other knee joined the first one in prayer for everybody!