On Aug. 24, 2023, The Dunning-Kruger Times published an article positing that singer Oliver Anthony, whose internet hit song "Rich Men North of Richmond" had just topped the Billboard Hot 100, turned down a lucrative offer to perform at the next Super Bowl:
Oliver Anthony Turns Down $100K to Sing the National Anthem: "I Sing That Song For Free"
Oliver Anthony continues to surprise his fans. After turning down offers of as much as $8 million for a recording deal, the meager farmer from South of Richmond accepted an offer to play the National Anthem at next year's Super Bowl.
There's just one catch: he's not taking any money.
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