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Iconic Vegas performer has harsh message for protesting NFL players

Posted at 11:49 AM, Sep 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-14 19:32:44-04
Wayne Newton has his own message for protesting NFL players: If you don't like America, then "get the hell out."
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Mr. Las Vegas himself weighed in on the recent protests during an appearance on "Fox & Friends" Monday.
Newton told Fox News he has "no tolerance" for protests during the national anthem and if players have a problem with the country, "they can get the hell out."
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback and University of Nevada Reno alum Colin Kaepernick captured headlines last month after he refused to stand for the national anthem before a game.
Kaepernick later told reporters he is protesting police brutality against African-American men in the U.S.
Additional NFL players have since joined Kaepernick in protest during pre-game national anthem performances.