NFL cancels National Anthem performance from unvaccinated singer with religious exemption

The NFL has pulled the plug on a planned National Anthem performance by Victory Boyd after learning she’s refused to get vaccinated for religious reasons.

The move is revealed in an email from NFL Senior Media Director Seth Dudowsky to the singer’s father and manager, John Boyd.

“As I understand that Victory will not be fully vaccinated by the time of the kickoff game, she would not have been able to comply with the terms of the Game Day Field Access Policy,” the email reads.

“And as a result, we, unfortunately, will not be able to invite Victoria to perform the National Anthem at this year’s kickoff game.”

Boyd, who was awarded a Grammy for her work on Kanye West’s “Jesus is King,” previously performed the National Anthem at a 2018 playoff game.





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