Monday, February 7, 2011
XTINA AGUILERA SCREWS UP SUPERBOWL HALF-TIME ANTHEM SLOT
Aguilera had the plum spot of singing the Star Spangled Banner before the kick-off of the Super Bowl and quickly drew ire for the cardinal sin (to many Americans) of getting the words wrong.
Rather than singing “O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming,” Aguilera instead mashed it up with an earlier line so that it came out as: “What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last reaming.”
Meanwhile, during the ad break, came this ad for Groupon, an online voucher company, poking fun at Tibet: