Followers baffled by Cyndi Lauper’s awkward NYE efficiency
Cyndi Lauper mentioned goodbye to 2020 in essentially the most applicable manner: By giving a stunning, out-there efficiency on reside TV.
The 67-year-old pop star carried out “True Colours” and “Hope” on “Dick Clark’s New Yr’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” on ABC Thursday night time.
After being joined by Seacrest, Billy Porter and Lucy Hale for “True Colours,” Lauper’s glam crew tried to present her touch-ups, main the singer to scream, “I’m on digital camera! I’m on digital camera!”
The chaotic efficiency referred to as to thoughts fellow diva Mariah Carey’s disastrous 2016 New Yr’s Eve displaying, throughout which she was unable to listen to her personal tune monitor, finally giving up and standing on the stage along with her mouth closed and a hand on her hip.
“Nicely, completely happy New Yr. We will’t hear, however I’ll simply undergo the motions,” she huffed, later including, “I’m making an attempt to be a superb sport right here.”
Lauper debuted “Hope” in the course of the preliminary coronavirus lockdown in March. However even that apparently wasn’t sufficient time to get the notes proper. On stage, she jumped round whereas making an attempt to sing in tune.
Twitter was fast to name out the less-than-ideal efficiency, with many calling out the awkward stylist second.
“Cyndi Lauper’s efficiency was the ultimate punishment for 2020,” wrote @Daviesallison1A.
“Cyndi Lauper and billy porter simply appeared like two 8 yr olds placing on a ‘present’ for the adults with the intention of asking for a sleepover after,” said @alysha_share.
“The drunk aunts have taken over New Yr’s Eve in Occasions Sq.,” joked @RetepM82.
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