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Rebecca Black Finally Speaks Out About ‘Friday’

Rebecca Black
Rebecca Black

Much-maligned ‘Friday’ singer Rebecca Black emerged on national television this morning to defend herself (on a Friday, no less!) by saying pretty much what we said earlier in the week, that’s she’s not the “worst singer” in the world.

Speaking to ‘Good Morning America,’ Black admitted that the online parodies and nasty comments about her made her cry. A particularly hurtful comment she mentioned read like this: “I hope you cut yourself, and I hope you get an eating disorder so you can look pretty.” (Nice going, jerk. The girl is 13. No wonder her mother half-jokingly admitted she “could have killed a few people.”)

Black also plans on recording a stripped down version of the song — backed just by an acoustic guitar and stripped of the Auto-Tune vocal effects featured in the studio version — to prove she can in fact sing. Her producers, Ark Music Factory, insist she really didn’t need the help anyway, and Black backed up their claims by singing a chorus from ‘Friday’ and a bit of the “Star-Spangled Banner” live on the show.

We’re not saying the song is great, by any means. Even Black admits she’s not the most talented singer in the world, although maintaining she has “talent, on some level.” But to her credit, the young singer seemed pretty composed and good-natured about the attention, admitting that she feels like she’s in a dream: “I can’t tell if it’s real or not, it’s crazy!”

Watch Rebecca Black Talk (and Sing!) on Good Morning America

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