Audio: Fergie Weighs In On Aguilera’s Anthem Flub

While singing the Star Spangled Banner before Super Bowl 45 in Dallas Sunday, Christina Aguilera lost her place‘ a couple times.

Christina Aguilera and Fergie at the Super Bowl

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Aguilera errored in singing “What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last gleaming” instead of the correct lyric, which begins “What so proudly we hailed.”

Her “O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming,” also repeated an earlier, errant lyric.

Super Bowl 45 halftime performer Stacy “Fergie” Ferguson of the Black Eyed Peas, who suffered no such memory loss during her performance, was sympathetic to Aguilera’s plight during an appearance Monday morning on the Dan Patrick Show. Read more…

Dinosaur Dallas Media Readies Itself For Extinction

On September 16, 2010, I reported:

Today I learned from a source that the Black Eyed Peas will be the musical act that will play at halftime of the 2011 Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas.

Empty Newspaper Boxes

Today, the DALLAS MORNING NEWS reported the following byline-less story: Read more…

Black Eyed Peas: Grey Cup Halftime Gig Fallout

Sept. 16 I confirmed that the Black Eyed Peas would play this season’s Super Bowl halftime show.

Black Eyed Peas Raunchy Grey Cup Halftime Show

The reaction of the public and media to the BEP booking has been mixed at best but criticism of Super Bowl halftime talent booked by the NFL is forever an inevitability. When you combine a colossal audience and hyper-politically correct culture, you can’t expect the NFL to get anywhere in the vicinity of cutting edge.

Though in the case of the Black Eyed Peas, a good many Canadians may be wondering why the NFL booked the act for the Super Bowl after the group was widely-panned in Canada’s media following what many regarded as an offensive performance at halftime of the 2005 Grey Cup in Vancouver.

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Black Eyed Peas To Play ‘11 Super Bowl Halftime

Today I learned from a source that the Black Eyed Peas will be the musical act that will play at halftime of the 2011 Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas.

Black Eyed Peas to play 2011 Super Bowl Halftime

When asked about my report regarding the Black Eyed Peas playing the 2011 Super Bowl halftime show, an NFL spokesman said the league had no comment.
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