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Macy’s apologizes after singers are ripped for lip-syncing at Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Macy’s apologized Thursday for “technical difficulties” after fans watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade ripped into singers Rita Ora and John Legend for what they saw as awkward lip-syncing.

Macy’s tweeted that “several recording artists experienced technical difficulties that negatively impacted their performance.”

Ora appeared out of sync with the vocals that viewers heard during parts of her televised performance of “Let You Love Me.” The episode sparked a flurry of online commentary.

Ora tweeted thanks to Macy’s for “the honesty.”

John Legend also was called out for lip-syncing and took to Twitter to defend himself.

Maybe not everyone, John.

Kelly Clarkson was given props for appearing, at least, to actually sing during her parade performance.

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