Director Ava DuVernay is among those speaking out in favor of Colin Kaepernick, while some are scrapping Super Bowl Sunday in favor of "Janet Jackson Appreciation Day."
Gladys Knight was criticized following the announcement that she'll be singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl, but the backlash will not make her change her mind.
In light of the backlash against the NFL over athletes taking a knee, the "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" songstress's announcement has prompted a storm of reactions.
Amy Schumer is well aware of the hate she received after announcing her personal Super Bowl protest — but, despite the "cutting remarks," she thinks she may have made a difference.
Mariah Carey's support for Colin Kapernick, the former NFL player who famously began taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, is stirring debate among fans.