Rap legend Eminem, who took the stage in the halftime show of the Super Bowl, the championship fight of the American Football League (NFL), one of the biggest sports organizations in the USA, made a big impact with his kneeling movement. The expected statement from the NFL came for the singer’s alleged protest move.
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Detroit rap legend Eminem was the most striking name in the halftime show of the match held at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. The 49-year-old American rapper, on stage, bowed to American football player Colin Kaepernick, the symbol of anti-racist protests, by kneeling.
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Eminem’s kneeling at the end of the performance was on the agenda of social media, and rumors were circulating that the singer was kneeling to protest the American Football League’s (NFL) ban on the kneeling movement against racism.
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According to a rumor, the NFL asked Eminem not to kneel, but the singer refused and did his own thing. However, that is not the case.
“We watched every element of the show at multiple rehearsals this week, and we knew Eminem was going to make that move,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told ESPN. Thus, McCarthy also stated that they did not interfere with Eminem in any way. Thus, McCarthy announced to the whole world that he did not interfere with legendary names and set them free on stage.
American football player Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the National Anthem in 2016 to protest police brutality and social injustice. Kaepernick no longer plays football since then.