Skip to comments.Beyonce lip-synced 'The Star Spangled Banner,' Marine Corps Band says
Posted on 01/22/2013 12:49:50 PM PST by dennisw
Halfway through her rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" at President Barack Obama's inauguration on Monday, Beyonce dramatically did away with the earpiece that singers use to hear themselves and their bands in a live setting.
One viewer likened it to the gutsy move Luke Skywalker made in the dramatic chase scene in the original "Star Wars," tweeting: "Taking out the earpiece is Luke turning off the targeting system in the Death Star trench."
But now a rep for the United States Marine Band says Beyonce was not even singing the song live.
She was lip-syncing.
The rep said that the multi-platinum singer decided to perform to a pre-recorded track at the last minute.
All music is pre-recorded for the ceremony because there are so many eventualities and conditions that day, Kristin DuBois told The Post. We performed, live, the band. But we received last-minute word that Beyonce was going to use the pre-recorded vocal track. Those were the instructions we were given. We dont know what the reason why.
Sources also tell Fox News that Beyonce was a no-show at the
And there's more.
A report in The Washingtonian questions the band's performance as well, citing eyewitnesses at the inauguration who said the band was not playing either. The report also shows an Instagram picture of Beyonce with members of the Marine Corps Band in a recording studio on Sunday.
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She pulled a Yo-Yo Ma.
How does any self-respecting Marine salute that pile of excrement?
That - indeed - is the ultimate display of military discipline.
She faked it same as her god (who trods the earth) Obama who needs a teleprompter to sound coherent as he reads words that young, starry eyed flunkies write for him
I think it was an appropriate serenade for a fake American pResident.
I am happy to say I barely know who Bouncy is.
A fake rendention for a fake POTUS.
Next we will have a fake war.
I wish I could say the same but just by osmosis I have absorbed too much of the D-Rat culture. If I tune into "The Five" today on Fox I am sure this will be mentioned. There is no escaping
She she's a fake, Manti Te'o can count her among his girlfriends.
Notice how the Marine Corp rep....His name is not mentioned. He is afraid of being demoted or killed for saying so. If Beyonce has no clothes then neither does the Kenyan emperor
STRIP HER GRAMMY!
It was a fake swearing in ceremony. He was already sworn in privately on Sunday 1/20/2013.
Pomp and circumstance representing nothing but a sham.
I wish I gave a damn about Beyonce; really, I do. But, I don’t.
In 2008, Scarlet Johanson was dumb enough to believe that Barack Obama himself was privately texting her.
I am an experienced performing artist, having used headsets before...
While I have no doubt she was pre-recorded and lip-syncing, you would not know that from just her pulling her headset out.
You pull your headset out if you can’t hear yourself in the mix. I have pulled mine off during live performances, where the onstage sound mix is better than the in-ear.
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