It is fair to say that Fergie’s was jazzy, slowed down version of the Star-Spangled Banner at Sunday’s NBA All-Star game to be a hit with all.
And now, the American singer.for her performance
The singer told TMZ: “I have always honored and proud to perform the national anthem, and last night I wanted something special for the NBA.
“I’m a risk-taker artistically, but obviously, this Interpretation does not strike the intended tone.”
She added: “I love this country and honestly told tried my best.”
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Social media went into meltdown, as the people of the former Black-Eyed-Peas responded to the singer’s unusual version.
ESPN journalist Jemele Hill is a clip of TNT tweeted the coverage of the event in Los Angeles, NBA player Draymond Green could not with a straight face.
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Memes were quickly in circulation, comparisons with previous singers were in abundance and #Fergie was trending on Twitter.
Some thought she was copying the breathy style of Marilyn Monroe, when she famously sang “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy.
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Another joked that it would take some time to recover.
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It is not the first time Fergie singing the US national anthem in public.
She sang the Star-Spangled Banner in front of the Obamas in 2009 at the White house for the annual Easter Egg roll.
Suffice it to say, it was a much more traditional Interpretation, and attracted far less attention.You may also like:
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