Fergie is feeling regret for her botched rendition of the national anthem at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game.
The Black-Eyed Peas front woman addressed the issue Monday after being mercilessly mocked on social media for her attempt at a jazz/R&B version of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
“I’ve always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA. I’m a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best,” she said in a statement to TMZ.
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Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said everyone seems to understand their role, but didn’t say who would be the second scorer behind James.
“LeBron is No. 1, and then after that, it’s going to be, you know, different guys on different nights,” Lue said. “We said that when the season first started. It could be Hood tonight. It could be George Hill. It could be Clarkson. It could be Jeff Green, [Kyle] Korver. So, you never know. Just LeBron, he’s going to make those guys better, I know that for sure. But every night it could be somebody different.”
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