You’ve no doubt heard by now that Fergie gave a well-intentioned but chilling rendition of the National Anthem before the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Watch.

Pretty much everyone, including Fergie herself, agreed that the performance was, well, awful. 

The singer was quick to issue a formal apology for her performance.

“I’ve always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA,” she said in a statement. “I’m a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best.”

We were immediately reminded of another rousing rendition:

https://www.hulu.com/watch/124965

Unfortunately, not everyone was so quick to accept her apology…

First, there were the tweets…

https://twitter.com/nthall350/status/965817099959656448

https://twitter.com/kotawade/status/965863547400962048

Then came the memes…

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfaBLoJAjJo/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfaMomvFTlA/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfag4xWh6Eu/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZ239AAxgX/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfaw7rNFW3a/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZy4U9nV0-/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfaGYRfA5na/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZ-noOAZFa/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZ9CkDnILv/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfa1hItAlLl/?hl=en&tagged=fergie

Some people were slightly more sympathetic towards the singer…

https://twitter.com/BennySoliven/status/965823048065544192

https://twitter.com/LenKasper/status/965810552785264640

https://twitter.com/jenstatsky/status/965846991245787137

Related: Leave Madonna Alone! Five Other Times Well-Intentioned Gay “Divas” Have Butchered Live Performances

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