As the pandemic continues, by now, society is accustomed to canceled or pushed back events due to COVID.
The Jasmine Brand reports Dre secured Event Cancellation Insurance if the halftime show gets canceled. The article points out that the insurance policy reportedly doesn’t cover COVID. Dre is reportedly a major financial backbone for the event and gave millions of dollars to make sure everything with the show goes as planned.
It’s not clear if the NFL ax the halftime show due to COVID. A spokesman for the NFL, Brian McCarthy, has confirmed that “the league office has already begun provisional discussions with representations from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas about securing the site as a backup plan for Super Bowl LVI.”
On the bill for this year’s show is Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, and Mary J. Blige. Super Bowl LVI is slated to be played at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, February 13.