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Cincinnati Bengals Drop Katy Perry's "Roar" After Fans Revolt Against Song

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It appears Cincinnati Bengals fans do not want to hear Katy Perry roar. 

The NFL team axed the pop star's hit song "Roar," from their musical lineup after they revealed Monday that the song would be their pregame, in-game and postgame song at Paul Brown Stadium, and fans went wild (not in a good way).

Following the announcement, Bengals fans hit social media, bashing the organization for their pop song selection, according to the Washington Street Journal.

And the team took notice. 

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On Friday, the Bengals organization said they wouldn't feature the song as prominently anymore.  

"I think some fans proved that there's an expectation that when the team takes the field, there should be more of a hard-rock, classic-rock song and I know that's what we're going to do this game," Jeff Berding, the Bengals' director of sales and public affairs told the paper. "Katy Perry is not going to be the last song you hear before the team takes the field."

No word yet on what the new song selection will be, but we're guessing it's not "Dark Horse."

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