According to People, the Black Eyed Peas star said she's "been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA". Indeed, pictures of Draymond Green, Steph Curry and Chance the Rapper were captured during the song and showed them with peculiar looks on their faces.
Roseanne Barr appeared to think that Fergie's performance wasn't even in the same category as hers, done in 1990, which also made waves for all the wrong reasons, garnering sharp words from President George Bush.
The singer released a statement Monday after the uproar over her performance at Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game.
After a forceful finish, Fergie finally got big cheers when she shouted, "Let's play some basketball!" She's an artist and critics don't have to like her art. She said she tried her best.
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I'm trying to enjoy the moment as much as I can and I am thankful to share this race with such wonderful teammates. But the Italian said: "Vonn's definitely the favourite, she has so much experience". "Feel like a million bucks".
The singer, who most recently appeared on Fresh Off the Boat, was met with major resistance over his rocky performance at the 2003 ALCS at Fenway Park.
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One insider revealed that 'Fergie's management team went to her house yesterday because she was a mess!
During halftime, after Shaquille O'Neal called Fergie's rendition "sexy", Charles Barkley quipped that he "needed a cigarette" following the performance.