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Britney Spears booed for lip-synching at Florida concert(Backing CD malfunctions mid-performance)
Think Fashion ^ | May 22,2007

Posted on 05/24/2007 9:43:39 AM PDT by SirLinksalot

Britney Spears booed for lip-synching at Florida concert

10:00AM Tuesday May 22, 2007

Britney Spears was booed by fans after being caught out lip-synching during a 'live' performance.

The troubled singer was performing at the House of Blues in Florida on Saturday night when technical glitches saw her backing CD skip repeatedly, exposing her miming.

A source is quoted by gossip website TMZ.com: "It was an ugly scene. The crowd started jeering and heckling her. Britney looked absolutely devastated."

"When the CD started skipping during the song Do Somethin', Britney hid her face and turned her back. Then, when it resolved itself, she turned around with this look on her face like she was going to puke."

Hundreds of fans had queued for hours and some had spent hundreds on tickets to see the show.

The appearance was part of a series of 15-minute concerts which have seen Britney perform live for the first time in three years under the pseudonym M+Ms.

After the initial hitch, Britney suffered further technical problems, which left her "rolling around on the floor with her headset broken".

Britney is not the first star to suffer the embarrassment of being caught miming.

Ashlee Simpson was left stunned during a performance on US comedy show Saturday Night Live in 2004 when the wrong backing track was accidentally played, leaving her mouthing the wrong words.

Madonna was also famously blasted by Sir Elton John for lip-synching at her stage shows.


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1 posted on 05/24/2007 9:43:41 AM PDT by SirLinksalot
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To: SirLinksalot

trash...


2 posted on 05/24/2007 9:45:44 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Issue in Doubt." -Col. David Monroe Shoup, USMC 1943)
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To: SirLinksalot

3 posted on 05/24/2007 9:46:20 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cheney-Bolton 2008)
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To: SirLinksalot

Hope she’s invested her earlier money wisely.

“It’s over Johnny.”


4 posted on 05/24/2007 9:46:38 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: johnny7
Hundreds of fans had queued for hours and some had spent hundreds on tickets to see the show.

P. T. Barnum was right.......
5 posted on 05/24/2007 9:47:23 AM PDT by day10
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To: johnny7

I am adding her to my prayer list which is mostly family and FRiends because she clearly is disturbed and needs our prayers immediately or she is going to end up in a real bad way. I normally don’t get into praying for celebrities, but I am going to make an exception for her because it is clear she is lost and needs major help.


6 posted on 05/24/2007 9:47:55 AM PDT by napscoordinator (.)
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To: Perdogg
Her hair sure grew back quickly...

What the hell is she wearing, a polar bear?


7 posted on 05/24/2007 9:48:22 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: day10

A fool and his money.....


8 posted on 05/24/2007 9:50:06 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SirLinksalot

>>caught out lip-synching during a ‘live’ performance

Ashlee Simpson...Milli Vanilli

WIKIPEDIA
>>Simpson received widespread criticism when she used a pre-recorded vocal track for a performance on Saturday Night Live in October 2004.

>>In July 1989, during a live performance recorded by MTV at the Lake Compounce theme park in Connecticut, the recording of the song “Girl You Know It’s True” jammed and began to skip, repeating the partial line “Girl, you know it’s-” over and over. According to the premiere episode of VH1’s Behind the Music which profiled Milli Vanilli, fans attending the concert didn’t seem to care and the concert continued as if nothing had happened, but critics did notice and savaged Rob and Fab in their concert reviews.


9 posted on 05/24/2007 9:51:49 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: SirLinksalot

I would boo her for her ongoing choice of clothing as well. And who are these people who actually pay to see this sideshow?


10 posted on 05/24/2007 9:52:51 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: Perdogg

I have those white boots! Mine come up a tad closer to my knee, though.


11 posted on 05/24/2007 9:53:01 AM PDT by Xenalyte (You have to defile a mummy completely, or they come back to life. You know that.)
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To: day10

They spent hundreds, waited in line and she was late because she was shopping.


12 posted on 05/24/2007 9:53:44 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: SirLinksalot

First time I ever saw lip-synching was on American Bandstand, Van Morrison doing Brown Eyed Girl.


13 posted on 05/24/2007 9:55:08 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Xenalyte

There is something about calf boots and short skirts that really gets my attention!!! :)


14 posted on 05/24/2007 9:56:20 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cheney-Bolton 2008)
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To: napscoordinator

Her mother pushed her into that life from a young age. I actually feel sorry for her. I don’t like her garbage, but she never had a real childhood. She has no talent in my opinion.


15 posted on 05/24/2007 9:56:42 AM PDT by ca centered (should I dye my mustache black?)
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To: Lx
I have always been told not to stick out my tongue unless I intend to use it.

Hair weave. The young lady beside her has already unbuttoned her pants.

16 posted on 05/24/2007 9:58:12 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cheney-Bolton 2008)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Britney Spears downward spiral began when she got the “kiss of death” from the old whore Madonna. The rest is history.


17 posted on 05/24/2007 9:58:45 AM PDT by AngieGOP (I never met a woman who became a stripper because she played with Barbie dolls as a kid.)
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To: raccoonradio

RE: Milli Vanili

I think it looks acceptable today to lip-synch to your own music and your own voice. That is what Britney and Ashley do.

Milli Vanili was different... they lip-synch to someone else’s voice. I don’t think that is acceptable not even with today’s low musical appreciation standards.

Not saying that won’t happen in the future though.


18 posted on 05/24/2007 10:02:42 AM PDT by SirLinksalot
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To: AngieGOP

I would actually consider dating her if I were certain she didn’t have any STDs.

Women like that need real men.


19 posted on 05/24/2007 10:04:34 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cheney-Bolton 2008)
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To: sarasota
And who are these people who actually pay to see this sideshow?

Seeing as it is Floriduh, I'd wager Gore voters.

20 posted on 05/24/2007 10:05:11 AM PDT by weegee (Libs want us to learn to live with terrorism, but if a gun is used they want to rewrite the Const.)
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To: SirLinksalot
I could be wrong, but I think there are laws about lip-synching a concert that is sold as “live”. IIRC, ELO, years ago, was caught doing it and there were financial repercussions.
21 posted on 05/24/2007 10:08:12 AM PDT by randog (What the...?!)
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To: theDentist

You need to find the clip of PiL/Public Image Ltd. on American Bandstand. Johnny Rotten/Lydon (Ex-Pistol) wasn’t having ANY of it and made sure to expose the fraud...


22 posted on 05/24/2007 10:09:27 AM PDT by weegee (Libs want us to learn to live with terrorism, but if a gun is used they want to rewrite the Const.)
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To: SirLinksalot
Milli Vanili was different... they lip-synch to someone else’s voice. I don’t think that is acceptable not even with today’s low musical appreciation standards."

Milli Vanili lip-synched to someone elses voice because it was before the tuning and other magical capabilities of today. Now anybody can be a singer. Trust me, I know a bunch of 'em.

23 posted on 05/24/2007 10:10:09 AM PDT by Grammy ("Ms Pelosi is a very difficult person to embarrass." Fred Thompson, 4/11/07)
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To: Xenalyte

It’s a trade off. I’m sure your skirt comes closer to your knee as well.


24 posted on 05/24/2007 10:10:19 AM PDT by T.Smith
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To: ca centered

True and I can’t stand her mother. She is a pushy stage mom who truly didn’t care about Britney...only the dollars she brought into the home. Britney’s sister is even going to be worse in my opinion.


25 posted on 05/24/2007 10:10:37 AM PDT by napscoordinator (.)
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To: theDentist

If watch it, you can tell that Van wasn’t very pleased about it either. H elooked bored, then almost angry. I think everyone on American Bandstand had to lip synch. I remember seeing Randy Bachman on there with his guitar singing “you Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” and no Turner or Overdrive. I guess the rpesence of his guitar made him look legit, but where were the sounds of the drums, keyboards, bass and rhythm guitar coming from?


26 posted on 05/24/2007 10:14:59 AM PDT by Ragtop (We are the people our parents warned us about)
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To: Lx

27 posted on 05/24/2007 10:17:55 AM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: Grammy

BTW, speaking of anyone being a pop star...

Get a load of this video :

HOW TO CREATE A SEXY POP STAR. That tells you how technology like a software called AUTOTUNE can make a looker who can’t sing a pop singing sensation :

http://youtube.com/watch?v=irk3_p15RJY


28 posted on 05/24/2007 10:18:29 AM PDT by SirLinksalot
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29 posted on 05/24/2007 10:20:00 AM PDT by maggief
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To: raccoonradio

Same thing happened to Liza Minelli on B’way.


30 posted on 05/24/2007 10:22:21 AM PDT by Roccus (Stolen tag.............The "P" in Democrat stands for Patriotism.)
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To: Perdogg
There is something about that picture that makes Britney as attractive as a 60s female roller derby player. Wouldn’t mind a better picture of the girl next to her.
31 posted on 05/24/2007 10:25:33 AM PDT by sticker
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To: Roccus

How can you lip-synch on Broadway ?? It’s LIVE music and there’s a backup orchestra behind you.


32 posted on 05/24/2007 10:25:42 AM PDT by SirLinksalot
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To: AngieGOP
Yep, here is vampiress Madonna sucking the last remaining life out of Britney's career.


33 posted on 05/24/2007 10:25:56 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: sticker

I agree.


34 posted on 05/24/2007 10:31:54 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cheney-Bolton 2008)
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To: SirLinksalot

You have autotune (which can happen real time and can be used on stage) and vocaline which will replace one track with another, keeping the first timing if so desired. Used mostly for vocal replacements in movies (but also works with music). This used to be quite challenging for certain actors. If you are anywhere within 1 second of the timing, it will compensate for you and match things up.

Add to that all the editing capabilities, notes and rhythm repairs and replacements and generally anything photoshop can do visually, there are the same capabilities in audio. Just like you shouldn’t believe your eyes any longer, you shouldn’t believe your ears.


35 posted on 05/24/2007 10:32:23 AM PDT by Grammy ("Ms Pelosi is a very difficult person to embarrass." Fred Thompson, 4/11/07)
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To: stylecouncilor

ping


36 posted on 05/24/2007 10:33:26 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: sticker

37 posted on 05/24/2007 10:33:32 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cheney-Bolton 2008)
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To: Perdogg

Britney may want to do herself a favor...and not invite that other girl to her future shows.


38 posted on 05/24/2007 10:36:11 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Perdogg

Thanks,


39 posted on 05/24/2007 10:37:47 AM PDT by sticker
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To: AngieGOP
Britney Spears downward spiral began when she got the “kiss of death” from the old whore Madonna

Her initial experience at "lip-synching"...

40 posted on 05/24/2007 10:41:55 AM PDT by mikrofon (Then again, maybe not)
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To: maggief
"You look like a well-scrubbed hustling little rube...one generation removed from poor white trash."
41 posted on 05/24/2007 10:43:15 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Issue in Doubt." -Col. David Monroe Shoup, USMC 1943)
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To: SirLinksalot
How can you lip-synch on Broadway ?? It’s LIVE music and there’s a backup orchestra behind you.

very carefully, you need a really consistant orchestra and a really good soundman to pull it off. or if you get the orchestra to fake it, then it's really easy.
42 posted on 05/24/2007 10:43:53 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (stop repeat offenders - don't re-elect them!)
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To: maggief

Where is the youngest son? He’s never seen.


43 posted on 05/24/2007 10:45:30 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Is she any good? Can’t say I’ve ever heard a stick of her music?


44 posted on 05/24/2007 10:50:00 AM PDT by Republicus2001
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To: SirLinksalot
Britney Spears was booed by fans after being caught out lip-synching during a 'live' performance.

The troubled singer was performing at the House of Blues in Florida on Saturday night when technical glitches saw her backing CD skip repeatedly, exposing her miming.

That sounds like a non sequitur to me. I believe that people booed because they were upset with the technical glitches rather than discovering that the dumb blond lip-synched the show.

If the projector bulb burns out at the theater do people boo because they realize the picture was projected on the screen? They boo because the show was disrupted.

45 posted on 05/24/2007 10:59:39 AM PDT by higgmeister (In the Shadow of The Big Chicken)
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To: SirLinksalot

It was billed as “Live”. It was a “One Woman Show” where she did a bunch of song and dance numbers. Not sure if there was a “live” orchestra. Caused a bit of a flap when it happened.


46 posted on 05/24/2007 11:02:04 AM PDT by Roccus (Stolen tag.............The "P" in Democrat stands for Patriotism.)
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To: Republicus2001

Nope...but she was succesful for a time.


47 posted on 05/24/2007 11:09:58 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: T.Smith

A bit closer, yes, but considering I’m six inches taller than Brit, it’d almost have to!


48 posted on 05/24/2007 11:21:29 AM PDT by Xenalyte (You have to defile a mummy completely, or they come back to life. You know that.)
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To: higgmeister

You’re right. The “concert” was admittedly lip-synched since she started doing these shows. C’mon, don’t you want to be part of the Brit comeback tour?


49 posted on 05/24/2007 11:21:42 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: Perdogg

I need to find a few pictures from the “Laugh-In” production I did in February. I wore those white boots the whole play! (I got to switch up miniskirts, though.)


50 posted on 05/24/2007 11:22:12 AM PDT by Xenalyte (You have to defile a mummy completely, or they come back to life. You know that.)
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