The Philadelphia 76ers have issued a statement apologizing to Sevyn Streeter after pulling her national anthem performance at a home game earlier this week. The singer says she wasn’t allowed to perform when she showed up wearing a “We Matter” jersey.
According to TMZ, the team has issued the following statement:
“We are sorry that this happened. After receiving feedback from our players, basketball operations staff and ownership group, we believe that the wrong decision was made, and Sevyn should have been welcomed to sing. We apologize to her, and in an effort to move the conversation forward, we have reached out to offer her an opportunity to return and perform at a game of her choice. We are waiting to hear back.”
TMZ reports that several players on the team were upset that Sevyn wasn’t allowed to perform.
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