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

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

“Hair design grabs microphone and also delivers forgettable halftime performance,” a Sports illustrated blog headline wrote, in recommendation to Grammer’s perfectly styled coif.

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

The Twitterverse was not having it. Check out some of the harshestburns below.


John Barchard post a screengrab of Grammer lied midfield with the caption, “When you gain done through your 3rd plate that food but you have to sing…”

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

— man Barchard (
JohnBarchard) November 24, 2016

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

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

— beat McAfee (
PatMcAfeeShow) November 24, 2016

Angry Browns fan added, “Is Andy Grammer laying down during his performance to avoid being shot in Detroit?”

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

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

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

Big E go a beat on the #ImThankfulFor hashtag, writing, “#ImNotThankfulFor everyone the hell thought Andy Grammer would be a good halftime performer.:

#ImNotThankfulFor whoever the hell thought Andy Grammer would be a great halftime performer

— large E (
EAZY_EJ) November 24, 2016

Bill Barnwell would’ve opted because that the national anthem singer, writing, “Just display a video of Aretha indigenous Youtube ~ above the big screen.”

Just display a video clip of Aretha indigenous Youtube top top the huge screen

— invoice Barnwell (
billbarnwell) November 24, 2016

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

Yup. Once I think Detroit music ns think Andy Grammer. Ns hope miss out on Aretha is currently on the means home.

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

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

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

— Warren Sapp (
WarrenSapp) November 24, 2016

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

Vikings may of lost but at least we weren't the team that hired Andy Grammer as the fifty percent time entertainment

— Tyler Kallevig (
TylerKallevig) November 24, 2016

Added large 12 Refs, “Think our armed forces would’ve fought as tough in WWII if they had known Andy Grammer would at some point perform at halftime on Thanksgiving?.”

Think our armed forces would've combated as difficult in WWII if they had actually known Andy Grammer would eventually perform at halftime on Thanksgiving?

— huge 12 Refs (
Big12Refs) November 24, 2016

To it is in fair, no all the tweets were negative, particularly from Grammer’s mrs fans.

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

it's kinda funny that everyone knows just how obsessed i am with andy grammer that they message me come tell me he's singing in the halftime show