Did the NFL Put a Gag Order on Lady Gaga? What She Reportedly Won’t Be Allowed to Talk About During Super Bowl

Jan 18, 2017  •  Post A Comment

The NFL is denying a report that it ordered Super Bowl halftime performer Lady Gaga to refrain from talking about Donald Trump during her appearance at the big game.

The denial follows a report by ET quoting a source close to the halftime show saying: “Lady Gaga was told by the NFL that she cannot say anything or bring anything up about the election, or mention Donald Trump.”

A rep for the NFL denied the report, calling it “nonsense from people trying to stir up controversy where there is none.”

In a statement, the NFL said: “The Super Bowl is a time when people really come together. Lady Gaga is focused on putting together an amazing show for fans and we love working with her on it; we aren’t going to be distracted by this.”

ET notes: “Gaga’s personal opinions on the election have hardly been a mystery. The 30-year-old pop star had been a prominent supporter of Hillary Clinton and was photographed holding a ‘Love Trumps Hate’ sign outside New York’s Trump Tower following the election results.”

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