Sheila E. said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didnt want to be turned into a hologram and said she has been assured there will be no hologram of the late superstar at Sundays Super Bowl.
TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime show performance. But Sheila E. said Sunday in an interview with The Associated Press that a hologram wont appear.
Prince had told me dont let anybody do a hologram of him for religious reasons Mike Hughes Jersey Vikings , so I just posted that if this happened its kind of messed up and not cool, the Grammy-nominated performer said.
And then Justins people reached out to my manager and wanted to talk to me about it and we had a great conversation Customized Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jerseys , she added. And I felt that it was OK to respond and let the fans know he said great things about Prince and the fans and how important they are. So it was a good conversation.
Sheila E. made the comments ahead of her tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory in Minnesota.
Timberlake said he looked up to Prince and admired him during a press conference Thursday in Minnesota. It was the same day the pop star held a listening party for his new album at Paisley Park.
Holograms of A-list celebrities have appeared in recent years, from Tupac Shakur to Roy Orbison Armani Watts Jersey Chiefs , whose hologram is set to go on a tour.
In an AP interview Saturday, Sting said he would not want to have his likeness portrayed in a hologram.
I dont want to be hologrammed. I really dont. God knows who they will team me up with Ito Smith Jersey Falcons , you know. No. Im going to write in my will that I am not to be hologrammed, he said.
Roy wouldnt have even known about it Cheap Green Bay Packers T-Shirts , he added. How would he know?
The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots at the U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.
AP entertainment producer John Carucci contributed to this report.
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