News Anchor Inexplicably Says Lady Gaga Sings 'Jigaboo Music'

Julie Andrews hugs Lady Gaga on stage at the 87th Oscars February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. 

Lady Gaga performed a medley from The Sound Of Music at last night's Oscars ceremony, wowing the audience and the film's original star, Julie Andrews.

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Beauty queen-turned-news anchor Kristi Capel was also impressed by the performance, though she had a strange way of expressing her feelings. "It's hard to really hear [Gaga's] voice with all the jigaboo music that she does, or whatever you want to call it. She has a gorgeous voice -- I never knew!"

In case you're not a racist from 1901, jigaboo is an antiquated racial slur for African-American. 

Capel has since tweeted apologies, claiming she 1) Didn't know the meaning of the word and 2) Didn't know it was a word. Why one would use a word they didn't know was a word is a question for the ages. 

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Gaga's performance appeared second on Billboard's list of best Oscars performances. John Legend and Common, who played "Glory" from the movie Selma, took the top spot.


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