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Fergie’s rendition of national anthem at NBA All-Star Game widely ridiculed

Fergie. The Associated Press

It’s never a good thing when you sing the national anthem and people are reminded of Roseanne and Carl Lewis.

In case you didn’t know, that’s not a compliment.

Fergie certainly gave a unique performance on Sunday night at the NBA All-Star Game, and it was in the vein of, um, some sort of jazz.

The players were unsure of what to think as she sang, and people watching at home had all of the jokes.

First, here is the rendition of the anthem:

And this was but a sample of the reaction:

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