Atlanta, GA – Unlike Maroon 5, Travis Scott and Big Boi, the at all times outspoken Cardi B opted to not carry out on the Super Bowl LIII halftime present this weekend. In a brand new interview with the Associated Press, the platinum-selling rapper says she declined the NFL’s provide to point out her help for former San Francisco 49er quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick.
But Cardi admits she had “blended emotions” about turning down such a profitable gig. She defined her considerably estranged husband Offset is true there along with her regardless of his ardour for the sport.
“My husband, he loves soccer,” she stated. “His children play soccer. It’s actually onerous for him. … He actually needs to go to the Super Bowl, however he can’t go to the Super Bowl, as a result of he’s acquired to face for one thing. You should sacrifice that. I acquired to sacrifice some huge cash to carry out. But there’s a person who sacrificed his job for us, so we acquired to face behind him.”
Despite not performing on the Super Bowl LIII, Cardi is performing a number of Super Bowl-related occasions and seems in a Pepsi Super Bowl industrial, one thing that has raised a number of eyebrows. But apparently she has her causes.
“I hear individuals saying like, ‘Oh, y’all are saying all these things in regards to the Super Bowl, however you’re doing all these events,’” she stated. “And it’s like, nicely, if the NFL may benefit off from us, then I’m going to learn off y’all. Y’all take advantage of cash off our individuals. Why am I not going to reap the benefits of y’all and take cash from y’all too? Because of y’all, we’re getting these events. OK, thanks.”
The Los Angeles Rams tackle the New England Patriots on Sunday (February three) at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS.