In the wake of flubbing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, Christina Aguilera has received a great deal of both criticism and sympathy. The Twitterverse was abuzz as the former Mousketeer skipped over a line in the Star-Spangled Banner, with Tweets like the above selection from “Weird” Al Yankovic gaining a great deal of attention. Even 9-year old Gina Marie Incandela, who delivers an incredible performance of the anthem during Orlando Magic playoff games, chimed in on the situation:
”I’m feeling bad for her because people are calling her a little bit of bad names. … Everyone makes mistakes. … She accidentally made just one little mistake.”
But Gina said she has sung the National Anthem more than 100 times and never flubbed the words. When I asked her if she would do a better job as a Super Bowl anthem singer than Aguilera, she replied, “I think so.” (Via Orlando Sentinel)
Uh oh, do I smell a cat fight?
Additionally, the folks at Guyism posted a clip from a local news broadcast in Phoenix, where a reporter asked some Average Joes their opinions on Christina’s mental lapse. Video after the jump (worth watching just for a “brain fart”)…