First Faker: Beyoncé Lip-Synched 'Star Spangled Banner'

First Faker: Beyoncé Lip-Synched 'Star Spangled Banner'

Well, well, well… Look what we’re just learning now about the tolerant, inclusive star who tweeted “Take That Mitches,” on election night:

Beyoncé did not sing the national anthem live at President Obama’s inauguration.

Millions of viewers around the world were stunned by the singer’s spectacular rendition of the anthem but The Times has learnt that she was lip-syncing to a pre-recorded backing track.

A spokeswoman for the Marine Corp Band said it was standard procedure to record a backing track and Beyoncé decided shortly before her performance to rely on the studio version rather than risk

When it comes to the national anthem, that would make Beyonce’ our nation’s First Faker.

According to the Washingtonian “there are no previously known cases of a singer lip-syncing the national anthem during an inaugural performance.”

They suspect the President’s band also faked it.

Whitney, we hardly knew ye!


Follow John Nolte on Twitter @NolteNC