The internet cringed at Fergie's NBA All-Star national anthem just like you did

The NBA All-Star Game was, according to most listings, supposed to start at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday night. It ended up starting at 8:41. What’s more, the 41-minute pregame routine was an absolute disaster.

And it saved the worst for last. Fergie’s national anthem was … well, just watch players’ facial expressions, and listen for yourself:



Draymond Green couldn’t help but break into laughter:


Let’s have another look at Draymond …


The internet collectively cringed as Fergie got deeper and deeper into it.




It was so bad, it made people actually want to watch the Winter Olympics:




And of course …


Fergie’s version was not only rough; it was loooooooong. And when it finally did wrap up, the internet had its collective say:










Of course, there were Colin Kaepernick-related jokes:



Apparently, though, a cringe-worthy Fergie national anthem is not a new phenomenon:


It was the last straw of an awful half-hour of television:






Forget fixing the All-Star Game. How about we fix the pregame first.

Fergie sings the national anthem at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. (Getty)BA
Fergie sings the national anthem at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. (Getty)BA

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