Jewel’s Twisted Take On National Anthem At Indy 500 Slammed As ‘Extremely Disrespectful’

Jewel's Twisted Take on National Anthem at Indy 500 Slammed as 'Extremely Disrespectful'

The ‘Foolish Games’ Songstress Delivers A Unique Rendition Of ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ To Kick Off The Race In Indianapolis, But It Leaves Viewers Divided, With Many Deeming The Change Unnecessary.

AceShowbiz – Jewel Kilcher had the honor to perform the national anthem at the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 28. A four-time Grammy nominee, she made the song her own with her unique take on it.

The 49-year-old put together a soulful version of “The Star Spangled Banner” to kick off the race. While it wasn’t a complete departure from the notes nor was it a horribly sung version, her twist on the classic tune had many viewers scratching their heads, with many calling the change “disrespectful.”

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