Maroon 5's frontman Adam Levine speaks out on Super Bowl controversy

The popstar claims it was the NFL, not him, who canceled the pre-Super Bowl press conference.
1:45 | 02/01/19

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Transcript for Maroon 5's frontman Adam Levine speaks out on Super Bowl controversy
This super ball is just a couple days away it's this weekend. We go now to TJ Holmes in Atlanta with the controversy surrounding Maroon 5 and they're Super Bowl halftime show. May there remain a from a Atlanta once again we're just a couple days finally can we get on the field Graham took his patriots. Final nearby look afford to see this gain by its one thing we can't shake it seems still. Is controversy over that halftime show there's been controversy from the but getting. Right before they haven't announced who was going to be performing at halftime as controversy because some artists did when he thing to do with it Rihanna specifically came out I'm not doing that show. Because of the way you all treated Colin Catherine. And then it seemed other artists still didn't want anything to do with it well Maroon 5 was announced a month or so ago. They were criticized for having anything to do with it now new controversy this week because the press conference for the halftime performer with abruptly canceled this week that the big tradition kind of unprecedented four to be. Canceled well now Adam Levine has come out instead. Note that was not our call. The city you wanna know why it was camp look you're gonna have to talk to the NFL about that. So it doesn't seem some of the criticism Maroon 5 got for canceling. That that press conference. War is warranted according to at least Adam Levine their protest and or rather petitions out there on line for people. Asking him to drop out people asking him to take a neat a lot of people suggesting that should make a demonstration of some kind at the halftime show. But at this point. The controversy over it just won't go away were couple days away from the game. Kind of ready for the game to get under way but now this halftime show is one of them both nightly it is equating you can probably imagine. So that's the case here now maybe we should talk about the game at some point remain about Steve like the controversy keys Bob and.

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