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Sheila E: Timberlake Won't Use Prince Hologram at Super Bowl

Timberlake said he looked up to Prince and admired him during a press conference days ago in Minnesota

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    TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance. But Sheila E. said in an interview The Associated Press that a hologram won't appear.

    Sheila E. said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and said she has been assured there will be no hologram of the late superstar at Sunday's Super Bowl.

    TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance. But Sheila E. said in an interview The Associated Press that a hologram won't appear.

    "Prince had told me ... don't let anybody do a hologram of him for religious reasons, so I just posted that if this happened it's kind of messed up and not cool," the Grammy-nominated performer said Sunday.

    "And then Justin's people reached out to my manager and wanted to talk to me about it and we had a great conversation," 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."

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    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 days ago in Minnesota. It was the same day the pop star held a listening party for his new album at Paisley Park.

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    In an AP interview Saturday, Sting said he would not want to have his likeness portrayed in a hologram.

    "I don't want to be hologrammed. I really don't. God knows who they will team me up with, you know. No. I'm going to write in my will that I am not to be hologrammed," he said.

    "Roy wouldn't have even known about it," he added. "How would he know?"

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