Amy Schumer Wants Adam Levine, Maroon 5 To Follow Rihanna And Step Away From Super Bowl LIII Over Kaepernick

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Amy Schumer said “it would be so cool” if Adam Levine and Maroon 5 follow Rihanna and step away from performing at Super Bowl LIII “in support of Colin Kaepernick.”

“Posted by my friend @yamaneika wouldn’t it be so cool if @adamlevine and @maroon5 stepped down too? What do you guys think,” the 37-year-old comedian captioned her post Friday on Instagram, along with a screenshot of an article with a headline that read, “Rihanna Declined Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show Offer In Support Of Colin Kaepernick.(RELATED: TRAINWRECK–Tampa Crowd Eats Amy Schumer Alive For Going After Trump [VIDEO])


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In a second post, Schumer said fans should not expect to see her in any Super Bowl ads next year because “hitting the NFL with advertisers is the only way to really hurt them.”

“I personally told my reps I wouldn’t do a Super Bowl commercial this year,” the comedian wrote. “I know it must sound like a privilege-ass sacrifice but it’s all I got. Hitting the NFL with the advertisers is the only way to really hurt them.”


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She added:

I know opposing the NFL is like opposing the NRA. Very tough, but don’t you want to be proud of how you’re living? Stand up for your brothers and sisters of color. And the hottest thing a guy can do is get down on one knee. Not to propose but to reject the treatment of his teammates by this country. Anyone who says its disrespectful to our military please read up on the fact that a lot of veterans are proud of what @kaepernick7 is doing and fully support him. What are your thoughts?

There has been no official word yet from Rhianna in response to the report that surfaced Thursday that the “Diamonds” hitmaker had been offered to headline the halftime show in February 2019, but declined due to her support of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and his national anthem protest.

Sources close to the singer confirmed to RollingStone magazine Friday that she turned it down over Kaepernick and the NFL’s anthem policy, even though it’s been stalled.