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Jamie Foxx's National Anthem performance before Mayweather-Pacquiao draws poor reviews

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Jamie Foxx was tasked with singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Saturday night’s title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but the performance didn’t go off without a hitch. Foxx, who removed his earpiece at the start of the song, was criticized on Twitter for the soulful rendition.

“Jamie Foxx making me feel good about my shower singing,” wrote NBC journalist Luke Russert. Other users were equally unimpressed.

Watch Foxx’s performance below. For more reactions, head to The Washington Post.