Christina Aguilera Apologizes for Star-Mangled Banner

Truth rating: 10

By Michael Lewittes


Christina Aguilera realized very quickly that she flubbed the lyrics to the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLV, and was extremely apologetic.

At one point while singing the Star-Spangled banner, Aguilera belted out the words, “what so proudly we watched,” rather than the actual lyrics, “o’er the ramparts we watched.”

Afterwards, Aguilera explained in a statement: “I got so caught up in the moment of the song that I lost my place.”

“I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through,” she added.

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