Singer and songwriter John Legend performs on stage at Baloise Session in Basel, Switzerland, on October 20, 2018. (Photo: GEORGIOS KEFALAS, EPA-EFE)
John Legend is setting the record.
The singer of "All of Me" went on Twitter before his performance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday in defense of Rita Ora and himself, after the fans called on the artists to make a visible lip synchronization.
"Fun fact: we all have to synchronize the lips in this parade because the floats do not have the ability to handle the sound requirements for a live performance," he wrote.
However, Legend promised his fans that the same could not be said of their concerts. He is currently embarking on the "A Legendary Christmas" tour, promoting his new album with the same name.
"I hope you enjoyed it anyway, know that if you attend my shows, the voices are 100% live!"
Fans went to Twitter to comment on their performance.
"I do not blame Rita Ora for what just happened … But that was the cringeworth thing I've seen in a long time," wrote the user @ theBurk3nator.
@DeeH_NYC said that a turkey for Thanksgiving is not the only "roast".
@Mishyyfishyy pointed out that Ora was not "singing on time".
Ora also responded, sharing the legend's tweet.
"Thanks for clarifying what I was also about to tweet".
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