Rachel Platten was singing the National Anthem at the Chicago Red Stars vs Utah Royals MLS soccer game over the weekend when she forgot the lyrics.
Rachel started the Anthem with ‘Oh say can you see, by the STARS early light”.
Rachel realized she messed up the lyrics so she started over but then stopped once more to get help with the lyrics.
Rachel did say in a statement to People Magazine.
“I feel really embarrassed, honestly. I’m having a hard time forgiving myself, but I’m working on it. It was incredibly, incredibly embarrassing. Fight Song. I’ve been trying to retrace steps of what happened … it has just been hanging over me.”“I was so nervous going into it. The anthem is such a big deal; it’s probably the most important song for our country. I always get nervous because it means so much because it is so powerful. I always want to do it justice, do a good job and give people the exact version they expect and they want,”