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Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

Posted on: February 6, 2011 8:30 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

DALLAS -- A lot of people complained about the Black Eyed Peas performance at halftime of the Super Bowl. And that's cool -- because if you don't like them (I don't) then you have a reasonable excuse for saying that.

But you know what there's no reasonable excuse for? Performing the national anthem at the Super Bowl and not knowing the freaking words. Which is what Christina Aguilera did on Sunday in Dallas.



It wasn't anything as silly and terrible as Carl Lewis' rendition, obviously, but she whiffed on multiple words and then added some of her own and generally looked like a chump. It sounded cool inside the stadium because, well, everything sounds cool in Cowboys Stadium. But make no mistake, Aguilera egged.
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Since: Jan 1, 2007
Posted on: February 8, 2011 4:20 pm
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

How sobering it must be to the proud men and women in our armed services, who embrace the National Anthem, to know that they fight to defend the right of douche castles like this.

Why do morons like yourself feel the need to jam your facist propaganda down others throats? Did the armed forces release some statement saying they were deeply offended by a nervous girl messing up the national anthem? Not all soldiers care about the national anthem, so when you say "ohhh how awful for the soldiers who have served and died for this country" you look like a facist moron.

The truth is that not all service members act like 13 year old girls and cry over the subject. And the service members who have died couldn't give less than 2 shits about the anthem, as they're dead. Hey douchebags, dead people don't care about America, they're too busy being.... hmmmm I don't know, dead.

If you don't like my opinion then move to China, communist idiots.



Since: Aug 16, 2009
Posted on: February 8, 2011 4:19 pm
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

   I don't like her style or her voice. Still, she tried to make it special, and just flubbed her lines.
Give her a break.



Since: Sep 8, 2008
Posted on: February 8, 2011 1:34 pm
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

The worst national athem I ever heard. Horrible.


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Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: February 8, 2011 12:57 pm
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Since: Feb 1, 2007
Posted on: February 8, 2011 12:49 pm
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

She's supposed to be a professional?  She better give half of whatever they paid her back to the NFL.
Besides the her not knowing the lyrics, she sucked big time.



Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: February 8, 2011 12:39 pm
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

I prefer Enrico Pallazo version best

Oh say can you see / By the dawn's early light / What so proudly we hail / In the twilight's last gleaming? / Whose bright stripes and broad stars / In the perilous night / For the ramparts we watched / uh, da-da-da-da-da-daaaa. / And the rocket's red glare / Lots of bombs in the air / Gave proof to the night / That we still had our flag. / Oh say does that flag banner wave / Over a-a-all that's free / And the home of the land / And the land of the - FREE!

She made a mistake its all good.  Thats what makes this country great you can make a mistake like that and live to tell about it.  By the way she has been singing this song a her life unfortunately for her nerves got the best of her.  Wow someone actually getting nervous singing in front of 103,000 people thats uncalled for.





Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: February 8, 2011 12:25 pm
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

Agreed.  A little style is a good thing, but getting the lyrics wrong was only half (if not less) of what was horrible about that performance. I would still have been very disappointed even if she'd gotten all the words right.  



Since: Dec 23, 2010
Posted on: February 8, 2011 9:43 am
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

I am so tired of singers trying to put their own twist on the national anthem, rather than singing it the way it is written. She was probably so focused on getting all of her laaaaaa-lalalaldedahs in, instead of getting the words right.  Disgraceful.



Since: Feb 8, 2011
Posted on: February 8, 2011 9:39 am
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

Does the NFL even have a clue as to the demograsphics of their audience?  My guess is their most loyal fans are baby boomers, who are slightly more traditional than the fans of the likes od Christina Aguilera and Black Eyed Peas.

Wake up NFL, start tayloring your "entertainment" to your audience and not just to the rich, spoiled celebrities who sit in the luxury boxes where they are not really a part of the game.



Since: Apr 28, 2007
Posted on: February 8, 2011 9:25 am
 

Christina Aguilera botches national anthem at SB

I was going to blast Christina but then I remember I have done stupid things too (some of my posts willl attest to this).  She may be rich, attractive and famous, but unfortunately for her and all of us, she is also human.  She said she was sorry, what else can the girl do.  I doubt serious she meant any harm or disrepect.  By the way, I am not a fan and barely know who she is, she was not wearing Green and Gold.


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