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Beyonce's Nat'l Anthem

National Disgrace?

1/22/2013 11:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Beyonce's lip-synched "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Inauguration has some people (*cough* Harvey) up in arms!!! Especially because Kelly Clarkson belted her song out, LIVE. Is B's fake anthem such a big deal?

Plus, Lindsay Lohan turns down big money from "Dancing With the Stars" -- think she'll regret that move the next time a bill collector comes knockin'?

And, Alabama QB AJ McCarron's super hot girlfriend Katherine Webb is finally going Hollywood ... with his permission, of course.  
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(0:00) Beyonce lip syncs the National Anthem -- and ticks off the entire country in the process. So if Kelly Clarkson could sing live ... why couldn't Bey?
(10:00) Alabama QB A.J. McCarron's GF Katherine Webb has gone Hollywood -- after he finally gave her the okay to cash in on Brent Musburger's ogling.
(14:00) Prince Harry finally speaks out about his nude photos -- and says something a little delusional.
(18:00) Lindsay Lohan turns down a monster deal to do "Dancing with the Stars" -- and if you think that's the weirdest Lindsay story of the day, you're wrong.
(24:00) Arnold Schwarzenegger says he still wants to get back with Maria Shriver ... and Charles has an interesting theory why.
(28:00) Britney Spears is back to her old ways -- jetting around town and getting photographed. Should we be worried?
(32:00) How much did Sheryl Crow know about Lance Armstrong's doping? If she did know ... did she have a duty to step forward?
(35:00) "Real Housewives" star Adrienne Maloof is now dating a guy a whole lot younger than her ... and the guy happens to be Rod Stewart's kid.
(38:00) The floor is yours!
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121.

joe benson    

Beyonce can't sing. Never could. James and Kelly can. She's good at shaking her ass to make her pimp
daddy husband jayzee richer

581 days ago
122.

Molly Hadley    

Two words: Ashlee Simpson

581 days ago
123.

Joeybuttafuocoovahere    

If u say anything negative u will be called a racist. So yes Beyonce please lip sync at all of your performances, concerts and whatever else it is u do these days that cost a fortune to attend. You are the greatest and no matter what you ever do it will be the best even if that means coming over and taking a dump on my dining room table. I wouldn't dare say anything negative about that dump you are the greatest and no one will ever be able to convince me otherwise. Does that sound good?

581 days ago
124.

Dave    

I don't understand why noone has brought up the question if Lance Armstrong's steriod use caused his testicular cancer? There have been links shown between the two. Also, all fo the people who surrounded Lance (Crow, Matt Mc. Etc) all look Extremely YOUNG for their ages. Were THEY ALSO using hormones???

581 days ago
125.

Joeybuttafuocoovahere    

If u say anything negative u will be called a racist. So yes Beyonce please lip sync at all of your performances, concerts and whatever else it is u do these days that cost a fortune to attend. You are the greatest and no matter what you ever do it will be the best even if that means coming over and taking a dump on my dining room table. I wouldn't dare say anything negative about that dump you are the greatest and no one will ever be able to convince me otherwise. Does that sound good?

581 days ago
126.

carol ann    

everyone is a hater even u harvey. u make ur money ur way and let her make her money here way. just don't buy here records.

581 days ago
127.

miamac    

Well, actually, E! Entertainment presented the 'actual' performance and it seems Lady Bey 'song live' but with her recorded version. When she took the ear plug out, it was so it was be distorted when she hit that note. They too confirmed that she'd only had a chance to rehearse ONCE with the band, which could explain why she didn't comfortable with them playing live but rather the recording as her background. I'm sure that SAME SHOW will, unfortunately, air again an again an again, and again... So sad that this is big news instead of what more important, the national budget and our divided government, let alone ongoing wars. smh

581 days ago
128.

bluepeas    

Omg! STOP IT! Are the reports from TMZ the only reports most of you read??! Shockingly this report about Beyonce's lip sync has not all been consistent. A Marine spokesperson said yesterday that she couldn't confirm or deny that Beyoncé wasn't lip-syncing, and pretty much every media outlet assumed that was an admission. On NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams said that Beyoncé wasn’t lip-syncing, but, “in effect, lip-syncing”; Jon Stewart's jokes took it as a given that she faked it.

Also go to Beyoncé Wasn’t Lip-Syncing @ slate.com. They have a better report

581 days ago
129.

Kevin Smith    

Harvey, you are correct. It was a big let down to hear it was lip sinc'd. part of the show was to see how they handle the pressure of a live performance. When the performer does well they are loved more. when they lip sinc...they lose some of they're fan base.

581 days ago
130.

blythe    

im no expert ,but i think the idea is for us to think she accomplished the ultimate feat to sing the anthem in front of the potus and not screw it up. shows perfection and professionalism and outstanding accomplishment at your craft so to lypsync is kind cheating. not challenging her abilities to sing. so my take on this is it should absolutely not have been exposed and left the way it was. the over the top thing of the hour with this situation is the inconsideration of the exposer, shows disrespect for the days events.

581 days ago
131.

al    

Beyonce, Beyonce gave the WORST excuse, coming from a PROFESSIONAL, "didn't have time to rehearse". She wasn't singing at the House of Blues and got there late , it's AN EXTREME GIG, pretty much
blew off the Inaguration , like it's just another gig...I would have at least lied and said I got got abducted again by UFOs.....

573 days ago
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