It looks like Beyonce Knowles is receiving support from her peers following backlash after she lip-synched the National Anthem on Monday (January 21) at President Obama‘s presidential inauguration ceremony.
The 31-year-old singer decided to use a “pre-recording” just before her scheduled live performance however Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Lopez and LeAnn Rimes are sticking up for Beyonce amidst the controversy.
“When I heard the news this evening that she was pre-recorded I really laughed,” Franklin told ABC News. “I thought it was funny because the weather down there was about 46 or 44 degrees and, for most singers, that is just not good singing weather. When I heard that, I just really cracked up. I thought it was really funny, but she did a beautiful job with the pre-record … next time, I’ll probably do the same.”
Lopez also defended Beyonce while making an appearance on ‘The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,’ “In certain venues and stuff, they do prerecord things, because you’re going to have that terrible slapback,” she said. “All performers do have to do it at some point.”
As for Rimes, “I’m actually taking up for her on this one,” she said while appearing on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’ “There are times when people will ask you to do it, and they will not let you [appear] unless you do it because they want control over what happens.”
Another day, another bikini for LeAnn Rimes who hit the beach once again on Thursday (January 3) in Cabo, Mexico.
The singer wore a pink Acacia bikini showing off her healthy curves while hanging out with a girlfriend.
LeAnn later joined her husband Eddie Cibrian who lounged shirtless by the pool.
Doesn’t LeAnn look great? Sound off in comments below!
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LeAnn Rimes showed off her figure in three different bikinis while vacationing in Cabo with husband Eddie Cibrian on Monday (December 31).
The couple arrived in Mexico to celebrate New Year’s over the weekend and it looks like they had a great time as they went yachting with friends.
Rimes and Cibrian showed some PDA on the deck while paparazzi snapped away.
Just days after Hurricane Sandy, LeAnn Rimes dressed up as Sandy Olsson from ‘Grease‘ and Eddie Cibrian went as Danny Zuko for a family filled Halloween on Wednesday (October 31).
The singer posted the above photo on her Twitter with the caption, “Family of the Grease days, Indiana Jones and a tribute to our navy seals.”
Though it was all in good Halloween fun, some of LeAnn’s followers thought the costume get-up was a bit insensitive due to the timing.
What do you all think, was LeAnn’s costume inappropriate due to Hurricane Sandy?