Lauren Jauregui had the honor of singing the U.S. national anthem at the NHL All Star Weekend pre-game last night. It seems like no one on Lauren’s team warned her about what happens when singers try to change the melody, tempo or rhythm of the Star Spangled Banner at a major sporting event. So, unfortunately, Lauren decided to offer her own rendition of the song …
While most network sports coverage glossed over Saturday’s anthem, CBS’ NHL reporter Pete Blackburn couldn’t help sharing his own thoughts: “The music … was not great … Lauren Jauregui performed the national anthem and provided a reminder why Camila Cabello decided she’d be better off leaving Fifth Harmony.”
But those comments were gentle compared to much of what was being written on social media. On Twitter, the roasting was particularly brutal and unfiltered.
Below we have video of Lauren’s performance, as well as a sampling of what some hockey fans on Twitter thought of Lauren’s performance. Continue Reading →