An alleged Lions fan started a petition to ask the Lions to change the halftime entertainment, which made headlines across the country.
Turns out the guy who initiated the petition had an ulterior motive: to find a way to get his friend to play the gig, Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger told the CBC’s George Stroumboulopoulos.
“There is an individual, who is a local artist,” Chad explains. “’Artist’ wanted to play the halftime show. So the guy who started the petition has something to do with [this Artist], and thought to himself, ‘how do I get my buddy to be able to play the halftime show. I will start a petition.’”
The band responded with a comedy video for humor site Funny Or Die, and now the Nickelback-Detroit thing has been taken to the next level.
NYC-based pianist Scott Bradlee and his band have turned the non-event into a Motown Tribute to Nickelback.
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