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Both Travis Scott and Big Boi are being slammed for agreeing to perform at the Superbowl because of the NFL’s treatment of Colin Kaepernick. Today it was announced the legendary Gladys Knight agreed to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” and now she is getting hit hard on social media.

Gladys Knight Commodores 2017

Source: Olympia Entertainment / Olympia Entertainment

The 74-year-old singer said in a statement, “I am proud to use my voice to unite and represent our country in my hometown of Atlanta. The NFL recently announced their new social justice platform Inspire Change, and I am honored to be a part of its inaugural year.”

NFL.com describes Inspire Change to be, “Working together with the Players Coalition, NFL teams and the league office continue to support programs and initiatives that reduce barriers to opportunity, with a focus on three priority areas: Education and economic advancement, police and community relations and criminal justice reform.”

MORE HERE: Gladys Knight Slammed For Agreeing To Sing At The Superbowl via: (NewsOne.com)

 

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