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Was Fergie's national anthem performance really that bad?

Fergie calls herself a "risk taker," and that's exactly what she did when she performed the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Her jazzy rendition has been blasted by most of the Internet as one of the worst national anthem performances ever. The criticism was so bad that Fergie issued an apology, arguing she did her best. Defenders say she shouldn't have to apologize for a bad performance; others argue she wasn't really that bad. What do you think? 😫🎤

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Watch Fergie's performance and tell us what you think. Was her rendition of the national anthem really that bad?

According to Hollywood Reporter, Fergie apologized in a statement. She says: 

"I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA. I’m a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best."
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Many are saying her peformance was really that bad.

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Eh, maybe only most of America hated it.

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But others feel like she didn't have to apologize. She's an artist and critics don't have to like her art. 

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Others like that she took a risk.

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Her fans argue she's typically a good singer AND a good performer. One bad performance shouldn't change that.

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But some critics argue why feel bad for her? Part of being an artist is being criticized when you fall flat.

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Was Fergie's national anthem performance really that bad?
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