JAY Z & Rihanna’s “Thursday Night Football” Segment Cancelled, Because Ray Rice

blame it on Shake September 11, 2014
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Tonight, before the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers square off on “Thursday Night Football”, JAY Z, Rihanna and Don Cheadle were supposed to kick things off with a special “Run This Town” segment. Unfortunately the performance has been cancelled.

According to CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus, they revised the intro and wanted to offer a a more “subdued” and appropriate tone in light of the controversy surrounding Ray Rice and the elevator attack on his (then) fiance.

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