Fergie's National Anthem Rendition at NBA All-Star Game Was So Bad It Set the Internet on Fire

| FEB 19, 2018 | 3:56 PM

On Sunday, Fergie's sultry spin on the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game drew criticism from viewers.

One user called out Fergie's friends for allowing her to perform like a “phone sex operator”:

Other users compared it to past Super Bowl performances that blew the crowd away:

Musician, actor, and jeweler Ben Baller used former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to illustrate how terrible the rendition was:

Comedian Chris Franjola explained that the rendition gave him insight into how a drunk coworker may sing:

One user commented that Fergie “united the nation” because he's never seen this kind of collective agreement on Twitter:

While many of the players remained stoic during the performance, people took notice of Golden State Warriors player Draymond Green's face:

Mavs.com writer Isaac Harris pointed out that during halftime, Golden State Warriors player Steph Curry, who played in the game, liked his tweet about the rendition:

The national anthem is highly regarded as one of the toughest songs to sing, but it seems when it comes to America's anthem, people prefer it the way Francis Scott Key intended it to sound.

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