Fergie's Rendition of the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star Game Has People Very Confused
Fergie performed a blues version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles on Sunday, and people had a lot to say about it. Retired basketball player and Inside the NBA analyst Charles Barkley joked he "needed a cigarette" after the 42-year-old's performance, while Shaquille O'Neal came to her defense, saying, "Fergie, I love you. It was different. It was sexy. I liked it. Leave her alone," according to ESPN. When the singer finished her version of the song, she got a huge cheers from the audience, and she said, "Let's play some basketball!" The internet had a lot of feelings about the whole thing. Keep scrolling to see her performance and how some players reacted.