Kate Upton: ‘Horrific’ that NFL Players Would Kneel During Anthem on 9/11
Model-actress Kate Upton ripped into NFL players who demonstrated in protest during the National Anthem ahead of the league’s games on Sunday, the 15th anniversary of 9/11, calling the practice a “disgrace” on any regular day but “even more horrific” on the day Americans remember the terrorist attacks that killed thousands of people and destroyed the Twin Towers.
“In my opinion, the national anthem is a symbolic song about our country. It represents honoring the many brave men and women who sacrifice and have sacrificed their lives each and every single day to protect our freedom,” the 24-year-old Sports Illustratedmodel wrote in a post to her Instagram account Sunday afternoon. “Sitting or kneeling down during the national anthem is a disgrace to those people who have served and currently serve our country. Sitting down during the national anthem on September 11th is even more horrific.” – READ MORE