Kelly Clarkson and John Legend have been accused of being unpatriotic after the 2 coaches on “The Voice” criticized Gyth Rigdon’s rendition of “God Bless the united statesA.”
Rigdon, who’s on Blake Shelton’s crew, carried out the Lee Greenwood hit for the Season 16, high eight episode on Monday night time.
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“I really feel like you’ll be able to’t critique this music otherwise you’re like going to hell or one thing,” Clarkson stated after Rigdon’s efficiency. “I’ll say, this was not my favourite vocal of you this season as a result of I believe you’re a ridiculously proficient vocalist.”
“You selected the day we rejoice the British Invasion to sing this music,” Legend joked, referencing that the highest eight would later carry out Beatles hits.
“I agree with Kelly that this wasn’t your biggest vocal efficiency, nevertheless it was very sturdy and I felt the vitality and the emotion. And it was a robust rendition. Nice job,” Legend added.
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Viewers weren’t thrilled with the judges’ critiques, accusing the coaches of being “haters.”
“@kelly_clarkson #VoiceTop8 I am sorry that you simply and John hate America a lot that you simply could not acknowledge Gyth music as an excellent rendition,” one individual tweeted to Clarkson.
One other Twitter consumer said: “I’ve misplaced all respect for @kelly_clarkson & @johnlegend once they made enjoyable of the attractive, most Patriotic music, exhibiting the love of nation that @GythRigdon sang fantastically. I had four Veterans right here that heard them say these issues & R shocked #TheVoice allowed them 2.”
“I do know it was laborious to sing a Patriotic music in one of the unpatriotic locations in America, however you probably did it nice. Kelly and John are haters. Go Gyth!!” another person wrote.
One other individual tweeted: “John Legend hates America, that is a truth. Unsure the place Kelly stands. Assume they’re simply scared that Gyth was superb and Blake is blowing them away! God Bless the USA!”
Others defended Clarkson and Legend.
“They didn’t criticize the SONG, they only stated it wasn’t his finest efficiency!” one individual argued.
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One other individual wrote in settlement: “I am certain they know he is an honest singer, however his pandering was a bit apparent.”