In 2009 at the first Obama inauguration there were complaints that the classical quartet were miming to a pre-synched tape in below-freezing temps. They had to do it to stop their fingers falling off.
Well, now it has been confirmed that Beyoncé did the same in the Star-Spangled Banner. Her excuse? No excuse.
‘We did pre-record it and it was Beyoncé’s decision at the last minute to go with the pre-recorded version,’ said a spokeswoman.
When Big Lucy was caught doing that on the BBC, he was made to pay back his fee. What’s Beyoncé’s penalty?