The NFL game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings has been trending all Thanksgiving afternoon, an initial thanks to Aretha Franklin’s prolonged national anthem and also now Andy Grammer’s halftime show.

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And while most viewers respected the Queen the Soul’s performance, lock absolutely ripped the popular music singer come shreds.

“Hair design grabs microphone and delivers forgettable halftime performance,” a Sports portrayed blog headline wrote, in referral to Grammer’s perfect styled coif.

The singer laid down midfield v the Lions cheerleaders act a program that seemed better suited for the synchronized swim pool.

The Twitterverse to be not having it. Examine out several of the harshestburns below.


John Barchard post a screengrab the Grammer lie midfield through the caption, “When you acquire done through your 3rd plate of food yet you have to sing…”

When you obtain done with your third plate that food yet you have to sing… pic.twitter.com/bl1zCzflHr

— john Barchard (
JohnBarchard) November 24, 2016

Pat McAfee wrote, “Spit.. Puke… blood… sweat… simply a couple of of the points Andy Grammer and the Lions cheerleaders room laying in right now.”

Spit.. Puke… blood… sweat… just a couple of of the things Andy Grammer and the Lions cheerleaders space laying in right now.

— pat McAfee (
PatMcAfeeShow) November 24, 2016

Angry Browns fan added, “Is Andy Grammer laying down during his power to protect against being shoot in Detroit?”

https://twitter.com/AngryBrownsFan/status/801866813390934016

#teamfollowback wrote, “The just thing the all Americans have actually agreed on throughout the past 6 month was that Andy Grammer had actually a disastrous halftime show.”

https://twitter.com/cusontop2/status/801895040410931201

Big E did a play on the #ImThankfulFor hashtag, writing, “#ImNotThankfulFor anyone the hell assumed Andy Grammer would certainly be a great halftime performer.:

#ImNotThankfulFor anyone the hell thought Andy Grammer would be a good halftime performer

— large E (
EAZY_EJ) November 24, 2016

Bill Barnwell would’ve opted because that the nationwide anthem singer, writing, “Just present a video clip of Aretha native Youtube ~ above the large screen.”

Just display a video clip of Aretha from Youtube on the big screen

— bill Barnwell (
billbarnwell) November 24, 2016

Selita agreed, sarcastically saying, “Yup. When I think Detroit music ns think Andy Grammer. I hope miss Aretha is already on the means home.”

Yup. Once I think Detroit music ns think Andy Grammer. Ns hope miss Aretha is already on the method home.

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— Sereita N. Cobbs (
snco) November 24, 2016

Hall that Famer Warren Sapp was perplexed by the musical act choice,tweeting #WhatIsThis

Where's child Rock once we require him!? #WhatIsThis

— Warren Sapp (
WarrenSapp) November 24, 2016

Tyler Kallevig wrote, “Vikings may of lost but at the very least we weren’t the team the hired Andy Grammer as the fifty percent time entertainment.”

Vikings might of lost however at the very least we weren't the team the hired Andy Grammer together the fifty percent time entertainment

— Tyler Kallevig (
TylerKallevig) November 24, 2016

Added large 12 Refs, “Think our armed forces would’ve fought as difficult in WWII if they had actually known Andy Grammer would eventually perform in ~ halftime on Thanksgiving?.”

Think our equipped forces would've battled as tough in WWII if they had actually known Andy Grammer would eventually perform in ~ halftime ~ above Thanksgiving?

— big 12 Refs (
Big12Refs) November 24, 2016

To it is in fair, no all the tweets to be negative, particularly from Grammer’s female fans.

One fan called Miranda tweeted, “It’s kinda funny the everyone knows exactly how obsessed ns am v andy grammer that they message me come tell me he’s singing in the halftime show”

it's kinda funny that everyone knows exactly how obsessed ns am through andy grammer the they text me to tell me he's singing in the halftime show