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Why Rihanna Won't Be Paid for Her Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Super Bowl halftime show is one of the most watched events of the year, and the performers are always highly anticipated. This year, Rihanna was originally slated to perform during the halftime show, but due to the NFL's policy on "musical acts associated with Rihanna's prior Super Bowl performances," she will not be paid.

The NFL's policy states that "any musical act that is associated with a past Super Bowl halftime show will not be paid for the performance." This means that Rihanna, as well as other performers who have previously been involved in the halftime show, will not be paid. This has been met with criticism by many, as the NFL is a multi-billion dollar organization and many feel that these performers should be compensated for the time and effort they put into the show.

Rihanna is not the only artist to be affected by this policy. In the past, several popular artists such as Beyoncé, Cardi B, and Jennifer Lopez have all performed for free during the halftime show. This is an issue that has been brought up in the past, but so far, the NFL has not made any changes to its policy.

This has led many to ask why the NFL has this policy in place. The NFL's reasoning behind this policy is that they want to ensure maximum viewership of the show. If a performer has previously performed in the halftime show, it may not be as exciting for viewers as having a new artist. The NFL believes that by not paying performers, they can draw in new viewers who may not have seen the show before.

Despite the NFL's reasoning, many feel that this policy is unfair and that the league should compensate the performers. After all, the Super Bowl halftime show is a huge event that requires a lot of preparation and hard work from the performers. It is only fair that they should be paid for their effort, just like any other job.

Overall, the NFL's policy on not paying performers for their halftime show performances is a controversial topic. Many feel that the performers should be compensated for their hard work and dedication, while others back the NFL's reasoning. Whatever the outcome, it will be interesting to see if the NFL changes their policy in the future.

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