Red Hot Chili Peppers Weren't Up for Playing With Bruno Mars "At First"
Although Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers totally owned the stage at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show, we learned that the long-running rock outfit was a bit reluctant to hit the stage with the pop singer when he first made the offer.
When Fuse News' Liz Walaszczyk asked drummer Chad Smith if the band was immediately interested in joining Mars on stage, Smith admitted, "No, not at first."
It seems the RHCP took a little convincing. "To be completely honest, we were like, 'How is this going to work?' We needed to know how we'd be incorporated into his thing," Smith says. "But after we spoke with him, we felt better, like, 'I think this can work.' He was very generous and open to suggestions. And it's been great! He has great hair."
To find out about Smith's Super Bowl drums—which are being auctioned off for charity—watch the full interview above and head here to bid.
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