“Small Town” singer John Mellencamp is drawing criticism for a game day photo that appears to show him sitting and eating popcorn during the national anthem.
The Indianapolis Colts were hosting the Philadephia Eagles, but before kickoff, someone sent the image of Mellencamp to OutKick 360’s Dan Dakich. The snapshot, widely circulated online, appears to show the 71-year-old musician sitting while most of the other adults in the section stood with their hands over their hearts during “The Star Spangled Banner.”
“Mellencamp is one of America’s Greatest Frauds…always has been,” Dakich said in the tweet caption.
Mellencamp is one of America’s Greatest Frauds…always has been https://t.co/Bhjpfll97b
— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) November 21, 2022
The rock star is well known for supporting former San Francisco 49ers quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick, who helped