Brutal reactions to Meghan Trainor’s NFL kickoff performance |

Brutal reactions to Meghan Trainor’s NFL kickoff performance

Samson X Horne
Meghan Trainor poses for a portrait at Hotel Amarano, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Los Angeles to promote her upcoming album, “Treat Myself.” (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)

It seems many social media users were not amused that Meghan Trainor was featured in the 2019 NFL kickoff ceremony.

Prior to the league’s first regular season game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on Thursday, the singer took the stage to the disapproval of many.

In fact, she was a trending topic on Twitter for much the evening.

Here’s why:

Footage from the performance shows the live audience was none-too-impressed, either.

Still, some thought the criticism and negative comments were unnecessary.

Trainor’s appearance was part of a collaboration between rapper Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, the NFL and the social justice platform Inspire Change. The live action was shown by NBC and NFL Network.

She was scheduled before hip-hop artist Meek Mill’s performance.

Others even juxtaposed the announcement of Nicki Minaj’s retirement as a gateway for Trainor’s opportunity.

Samson X Horne is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Samson at 412-320-7845, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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