More anthem controversy erupted after the Super Bowl.

Jay-Z and Beyonce were spotted sitting rather than standing during Demi Lovato’s rendition of the national anthem.

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Tuesday night during a Q&A as part of a lecture series at Columbia University, Hov was asked directly if him and his family sitting during the “Star Spangled Banner” was “meant to convey a signal?”

The short answer, no.

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