People weren't in much of a giving mood on Thanksgiving.
Many twitter users didn't "give" singer Rita Ora a break after a difficult time matching her lip-syncing to the music while riding on a float in the Macy's Day Parade. With temperatures dropping well below freezing it's no wonder the artists would lip-sync. The announcers were having trouble simply talking, but that didn't stop people from slamming the Let You Love Me singer on social media.
Things getting roasted this Thanksgiving: - A turkey - Rita Ora’s absolutely abysmal lip-syncing https://t.co/bmDhITEoup— Hugo Stiglitz (@Hugo Stiglitz)1542901352.0
Everyone watching Rita Ora mess up the lip sync https://t.co/Rpukk8Ao2K— Emi (@Emi)1542901418.0
Happy Thanksgiving to the fine folks in the NBC control room who keep panning away from Rita Ora’s face because her… https://t.co/o75hfXk7E1— Madison Malone Kircher (@Madison Malone Kircher)1542901143.0
@4evrmalone Me: https://t.co/mne6NSXBvb— Vanessa Yanez (@Vanessa Yanez)1542919961.0
I don’t blame Rita Ora for what just happened... But that was the most cringeworthy thing I’ve watched in awhile. https://t.co/6C2iAsKycD— Austin Burke (@Austin Burke)1542901190.0
Rita Ora is so talented that she can sing on the #MacysParade without even moving her lips!— evan romano (@evan romano)1542901111.0
Singer and all around good guy John Legend had Ora's back with this reasonable explanation.
Fun fact. We all have to lip sync on this parade because the floats don't have the capacity to handle the sound req… https://t.co/BdqiJyBqXa— John Legend (@John Legend)1542901661.0
Ora thanked Legend and agreed with his assessment.
Fun fact @johnlegend thank you for clarifying what I was about to also tweet. It’s annoying for us but anyway! All… https://t.co/uzGjxeOaFg— Rita Ora (@Rita Ora)1542904188.0
Wouldn't it seem that those who don't lip-sync often aren't as good as those who do it all the time?
@johnlegend I think the irony of being able to easily tell that John Legend was lip syncing means that he's a bad l… https://t.co/TQGk8auCXb— John (@John)1542902934.0
People realized it wasn't Ora's problem to fix
WHOMSTEVER FUCKED UP RITA ORA'S SOUND JUST MADE A THANKSGIVING ARCH NEMESIS OF ME!!!! SLEEP WITH ONE GOBBLE OPEN! #MacysParade— emma lord (@emma lord)1542901164.0
Other's attested that she can sing.
@RitaOra @johnlegend *throws cape on* I will not let yall slander Rita Ora when her vocals are 🔥🔥 https://t.co/ofb9rNKWz0— Gage (@Gage)1542905060.0
@RitaOra @johnlegend WHEN YOU COME TO A ORA SHOW GET READY TO LOSE YOUR WIG. @RitaOra #macysthanksgivingdayparade… https://t.co/cbZWxAZ9cg— universe;; 세계 (@universe;; 세계)1542914033.0
@RitaOra @johnlegend You ain't gotta tell me. I got to witness you perform live last year at ATL Pride. Definitely no lip sycing there.— Cherrelle (@Cherrelle)1542910245.0
@RitaOra @johnlegend YASS GIRL YOU SAY IT. I’ve seen you live sooooo many times now and not once have I ever witnes… https://t.co/gRM5OEqQCz— Freya☄️ (@Freya☄️)1542906412.0
@RitaOra @johnlegend We know that you‘re the queen of vocals! WE LOVE YOU RITA— RITA‘S WIFEY | ANITA ♥️ (@RITA‘S WIFEY | ANITA ♥️)1542904643.0
@RitaOra @johnlegend When you come to an ORA show get ready! YESSSSS 💯💯💯💯💯— ORA EMPIRE 🙋🏻♂️ (@ORA EMPIRE 🙋🏻♂️)1542904460.0
@RitaOra @johnlegend Fun fact Rita Ora sounds even better live !— Lucy ◟̽◞̽ (@Lucy ◟̽◞̽)1542904257.0
Of course legends don't even fake it.
Diana Ross isn’t even pretending to sing, doesn’t even have a microphone, and she’s wearing the best jacket of all time— Jess (@Jess)1542905264.0
@bexaryllis https://t.co/OjeJ6yP5xM— Jess (@Jess)1542987683.0
We're sure Ora will get there one day!