And he was KO’d on social media in the process.
Foxx belted out what can best be described as a soulful rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Saturday night, complete with vocal gymnastics and a “hallelujah” at the end.
Unfortunately, the “Ray” Oscar winner was ripped by boxing fans for putting more twists and turns into his rendition than the actual fight.
Comedian Mike E. Winfield added, “
Another fan suggested Foxx would have been yanked off the stage if he had performed the song at the Apollo
Other Twitter users were equally unimpressed. Below is a sampling of reaction, along with the video of Foxx’s performance. Let us know in the comments section what you think.
Watch the video of Foxx’s performance.