Maroon 5 and its lead singer Adam Levine, 39, we are waiting Rihanna, 30, has a change of heart. They do not mind that the creator of hits "Lemon" rejected the offer of the NFL to appear in the Super Bowl LIII Halftime show, even if that suggests that she could have been the protagonist … not them! "Adam and the band are not angry, sad or anything like that, Rihanna was asked to make the Super Bowl," says a source close to Adam EXCLUSIVELY. Hollywoodlife. Here is why the band does not take it personally.
"Adam knows that they have probably asked him for years," reveals our source. With nine Grammys in RiRi's belt, it's not hard to believe! Our source continues: "And it does not hurt your ego or the band's ego because at the end of the day, they'll make a great show themselves!" This is also the long-standing dream of the band we are talking about. Adam once admitted Howard Stern In a 2015 interview he and the band "want to play actively in the Super Bowl." But with that said, they would not mind sharing the spotlight.
"They also hope that she has her chance on the line to do it," says our source. "And if you change your stance this year, you'd love to join them to play & # 39; If I never see your face again & # 39 ;, the song you recorded together." In case you've forgotten, Maroon 5 and Rihanna collaborated on a song in 2007! And if the meeting does not happen, it's not a big problem. Rihanna has her own respectable reason for not doing the show, according to the We weekly report. She supposedly chose to leave the show to show solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, according to the report that emerged on October 18. He is he San Francisco 49ers' the former field marshal who started the kneeling movement during the national anthem at the NFL games as a protest against the oppression of blacks and minorities. A controversy ensued, and Rihanna allegedly demonstrated who she is allied with in the middle of the free agent's lawsuit against the NFL.
While the NFL has not made an official announcement about the incumbent, several sources have confirmed our sister site. Variety that the band is ready to rock in the Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta. But with Rihanna probably out (for now), who else is in the race to entertain Super Bowl fans? As we told you in September, the NFL told Maroon 5 that they are "more than welcome" to invite a previous collaborator, according to a source close to the band. Our informant went to the list Cardi b, Cristina AguileraY Kendrick Lamar As possibilities, in addition to Rihanna. "They want you to feel like the Super Bowl halftime show with Aerosmith in 2001, where several acts were part of it and many fan bases could enjoy, "continued our source, we will keep you informed about who fills Rihanna's shoes.