The Super Bowl isn’t far off and the “take a knee” controversy is still simmering, so John Mellencamp tried to keep the fire alive on Stephen Colbert’s show Friday:
John Mellencamp sank to his knees in support of the Black Lives Matter movement after performing a political ballad on the ‘‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert.’’ https://t.co/i5RHkCwukQ
— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) February 3, 2018
John Mellencamp Takes a Knee on Late Show with Stephen Colbert Ahead of Super Bowl Weekend https://t.co/QOSMfHg1sV
— People (@people) February 2, 2018
Here’s the video:
— John Mellencamp (@johnmellencamp) February 2, 2018
Expect somewhat mixed reviews for Mellencamp’s performance.
It’s one way for the Coug to become slightly relevant again ..
— swwth (@swwth1) February 3, 2018
Of course he did. He has given voice to those without a voice for almost 40 years. https://t.co/NyIMcXkwfr
— Scott Millin (@ScottMillin) February 3, 2018
Idiot. Limousine liberal. Support the police!!
— AWS (@Shwako) February 3, 2018