Hours After Instilling Fear in 8x Grammy Winner, Dwyane Wade Gives His Stamp of Approval to 2024 SuperBowl Halftime Performer

Published 09/25/2023, 1:50 PM EDT

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The Super Bowl announced its headliner for the halftime show in the next finals. Following the announcement, celebrities have started sharing their excitement to see the King of R&B perform in front of everyone on the grandest stage. The 2024 Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show will be headlined by an 8-time Grammy winner.

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Following the announcement, former NBA champion with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade, took to Twitter to share his reaction to the upcoming Super Bowl performance.

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Usher was recently announced as the halftime performer for the Super Bowl next year. Following his announcement, fans over the internet have been torn with their reactions. While many have gone on to mention the missed opportunity of not having Taylor Swift, athletes from the NBA have started to share their response to this announcement.

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LeBron James earlier shared his excitement for the show with a post on Instagram. Hours later, his former teammate Dwyane Wade took to Twitter to support the King of R&B.

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 The Flash has definitely shared with the fans that he is ready for the performance and has no problem with Usher headlining the main event. Dwyane Wade posted the iconic meme of Usher from his Tiny Desk performance.

He captioned the post, “They call him— U S H E R R A Y M O N D! “.

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Dwyane Wade and his wife, Gabrielle Union, are in Paris right now and yesterday, the couple went to a live concert. During their time there, they got to experience firsthand how the Super Bowl will be next year as Usher took the stage. The singer was performing his iconic song, Boyfriend, when a hilarious interaction took place.

During the song, he walked towards the fans and was singing in front of them. But as he got in front of Gabrielle Union, as he was about to start singing, he stopped and said, “Let’s stop. Let’s not get carried away. You see this is Dwyane Wade. I ain’t crazy.” 

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This was because Dwyane Wade was standing next to her. The song is about having a romantic interest in someone who already has a boyfriend. He mentioned that Dwyane Wade would use his head as a basketball and dunk it if he tried anything. This led to the two laughing and sharing a hug.

Hours later, Dwyane Wade has now shown his support and excitement for the event. Are you excited to see Usher perform next year, or did you want someone else to take the stage? Let us know in the comments!

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Rijin Varghese

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Rijin is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He has been following the NBA for over a decade. He likes to learn about the nuances of sports, understand every player's contribution to a team, and also learn the logic behind player signings and team building.
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