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Ava DuVernay, Common, more back #ImWithKap ahead of Super Bowl LIII

Ava DuVernay, Common, more back #ImWithKap ahead of Super Bowl LIII

Last year, DuVernay shared a similar message in support of Kaepernick, 31, ahead of the big game. To watch the game is the compromise my beliefs. "There [were] talks about it, but she was not particularly interested in participating because of how she feels about Colin Kaepernick and the whole movement".

Cardi B said she received an offer to perform at the Super Bowl, but struggled with the decision to turn down the lucrative opportunity in support of ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

Despite putting together a gameplan that silenced one of the NFL's most dynamic offensives under its brightest offensive coach, Belichick was quick to praise his players. An arbitrator recently threw out the NFL's request to dismiss the case.

Though the National Football League itself hasn't seemed moved by Kaepernick's plight, celebrities certainly have, which has caused a number of them to turn down performing at the Super Bowl halftime show.

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Common also used the hashtag to quote activist Angela Davis after his organization, Imagine Justice, tweeted an image of her wearing an #ImWithKap jersey.

"They will be [heard] - that's all I want to say because I don't want to spoil anything", Levine explained to Entertainment Tonight.

"I personally told my reps I wouldn't do a Super Bowl commercial this year", she wrote on Instagram. "I'm not a speaker".

Super Bowl 53 is airing live from Atlanta on CBS.


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