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Donald Trump Tells Colin Kaepernick To GTFO Of The USA For Not Standing For The National Anthem!

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Oh look, another bad opinion from Donald Trump.

The presidential candidate loves to talk about how America is failing — except when somebody who doesn't look like him brings it up, and that's just not acceptable to the real estate mogul.

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If you remember from the weekend, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stirred controversy by refusing to stand for the National Anthem before an NFL game — and everybody seems to have an opinion on the matter.

Kaepernick, who noted that the treatment of minorities in this country was still unacceptable, felt as though his refusal to stand was a kind of protest, and boy, has it gotten the country talking.

Unfortunately, that includes Trump…

Speaking on Dori Monson's Seattle-based radio show on Monday, The Donald said this about Kaepernick's activism:

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NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Refuses To Stand For National Anthem: 'I Am Not Going To Stand… For A Country That Oppresses Black People'

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This is sure to be very controversial in the world of the NFL.

On Friday night, before a preseason game for his San Francisco 49ers against the Green Bay Packers, star quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand while the national anthem was being played.

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The QB, speaking after the game about his decision not to stand and show respect like the rest of the stadium, informed reporters why he chose to sit this one out (below):

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San Diego Padres Baseball Team Accused Of Homophobia After National Anthem Mistake Involving The City's Gay Men's Chorus

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Drama down in San Diego — and it's getting icky.

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus was all set to sing the National Anthem on Saturday night at the San Diego Padres' MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but things went very wrong very quickly — and now, here comes the fall out.

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The chorus, which brought one hundred singers to the game to sing the anthem, was trotted out into center field to perform — but something went wrong with the public address system at the team's home stadium, Petco Park.

At the start of their song, a recording of women singing the National Anthem was played over the loudspeaker, and it was never stopped.

The chorus then had to walk off the field after not being able to perform, and the group alleges they faced chants of "you sing like a girl" from the fans while leaving the stadium in shame.

Furthermore, the chorus alleges that the event almost didn't happen in the first place, as the Padres tried to make the entire group buy tickets to the game before they were able to perform.

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Here's the entire statement, in full, from the SDGMC, posted on their Facebook page on Sunday morning (below):

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Watch Lady GaGa's AMAZING Performance Of The National Anthem To Open Super Bowl 50!

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Super Bowl L kicked off with another capital L: Lady GaGa!

The American Horror Story star took the field to sing the National Anthem before the game between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos and Belted. It. Out.

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Not a bad way to kick off the game, right?!

What'd U think of the AH-mazing performance??

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Lady GaGa Will Sing The National Anthem At Sunday's Super Bowl Game!

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Lady GaGa has been having a fantastic few months.

Just after the singer won a Golden Globe for her performance in American Horror Story, the NFL announced on Tuesday that the artist will sing the national anthem at Sunday's Super Bowl game.

Related: Lady GaGa To Perform At The Grammys!

Right before the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos face off, Ms. GaGa will belt out the Star Spangled Banner while actress Marlee Matlin will sign the song for people with hearing disabilities.

Prior to L.G., stars like Idina Menzel and Kelly Clarkson have taken on the coveted role.

Considering Coldplay and Beyoncé are also performing, we have a feeling this is going to be a great game day!

So, what do YOU think of the NFL's choice?

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So Cute! Watch This 7-Year-Old Singer Adorably Fight Through Hiccups To Finish Singing The National Anthem!

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This is just the cutest thing!

Seven-year-old Ethan Hall was tapped to sing the Aussie national anthem at an Australian Baseball League game between the Brisbane Bandits and Adelaide Bite over the weekend, and what happened when the little singer took the mic was absolutely priceless!

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The little tyke was prepared to belt out a stunning rendition of Australia's anthem… until the hiccups arrived!

Oh no!!

But as any good entertainer knows, the show must go on — and that's exactly what Ethan did, pushing through the hiccups to deliver, all things considered, a pretty damn good version of the song.

Ch-ch-check out Hall's push through hiccups to keep beltin' it out (below)!!!

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Demi Lovato Hit A Home Run Performing The National Anthem Before Game Four Of The World Series!

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This is so patriotic!

As the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals prepared to take the field Saturday night for Game Four of MLB's World Series, Demi Lovato stole the show with an incredible rendition of the national anthem!

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The stunning vocals whipped the crowd into a frenzy before the game in New York City — ch-ch-check out the anthem (below)!!!

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