Fergie apologises after performing 'worst national anthem ever'

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After receiving backlash for her performance, Fergie addressed the criticism on Monday.

Former Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie has apologised after her rendition of the United States national anthem at Monday's NBA All Star game was widely mocked by viewers.

Throughout Fergie's sultry two-and-a-half-minute version, a "low chuckle rumbled through the sold-out" Staples Center, the Associated Press reported, with some basketball players, including Draymond Green, unable to suppress their laughter during the performance.

On Sunday, Fergie was given the honor of performing the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, which didn't result in her greatest performance. However, after singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" a couple of times over the years - once for President Obama during the 2009 Easter Egg Roll and another at an National Football League game - Fergie chose to change up the usual, classic rendition for a different one at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game and, needless to say, it fell flat.

According to People she stated, "I'm a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone", she said. "I love this country and honestly tried my best".

The former Voice coach nailed her vocals at the 2011 Super Bowl, but she really needed a refresher on the lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Eh, maybe only most of America hated it. She's an artist and critics don't have to like her art.

But the songstress didn't disappear into the shadows following her performance. One bad performance shouldn't change that.

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