“No matter who chooses to deflect with this narrative and continue to mix these two in the same message, it is not so and cannot be made so by anyone speaking it. I pray that this National Anthem will bring us all together in a way never before witnessed and we can move forward and untangle these truths which mean so much to all of us.”
Last weekend, the NFL finally unveiled its full Super Bowl halftime performance lineup – the long-rumored Maroon 5, along with Travis Scott and Atlanta's Big Boi (who, according to his publicist, is not doing press because "he is recording").
Scott and Kaepernick had a conversation before Scott officially agreed to play the Super Bowl, but there have been varying accounts about the outcome of their chat. Kaepernick's girlfriend, Nessa Diab, has said that despite reports to the contrary,"There is NO mutual respect and there is NO understanding for anyone working against" Kaepernick.
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