Beyonce Lip-Syncing Controversy

  • Aired:  01/22/13
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Beyonce Knowles lip-syncs a pre-recorded version of the National Anthem at Barack Obama's second-term inauguration. (1:43)

["DAILY SHOW" THEME SONG PLAYING]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: HEY, EVERYBODY.

WELCOME TO "THE DAILY SHOW." MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

GOOD ONE TONIGHT.

GREAT ONE TONIGHT.

JENNIFER LOPEZ IS JOINING US TONIGHT.

FIRST TIME ON THE PROGRAM.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

A SINGER OF NOTE SUGGESTS A POWERFUL CONTROVERSY OUT OF WASHINGTON TONIGHT.

>> BEYONCE MAY HAVE LIP SYNCED THE NATIONAL ANTHEM.

THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE WHERE IT WAS PRETAPED.

>> Jon: IT'S WORSE THAN THAT.

IT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BON YEAH AT ALL BUT NOTED MANTEI TE'O PRANKSTER RONAIAH TUIASOSOPO.

TUIASOSOPO.

SAY IT DIDN'T TRU'E.

[ LAUGHTER ]

MAYBE BEYONCE LIP SYNCED WHO GIVES A (bleep).

SHE'S A PHENOMENAL SINGER.

DID YOU SEE CLARKSON, BROUGHT GAME!

♪ GREAT GOD OUR KING ♪

>> Jon: BOOM!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

WOMAN HAS GAME!

EITHER WAY IT'S STILL BETTER THAN WHAT WE WOULD HAVE HAD IF ROMNEY WON.

♪ FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA ♪ YEAH ♪

[ LAUGHTER ]

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