Printer Friendly

Luis Fonsi on Justin Bieber's flub: Let it slide.

Justin Bieber drew flak after forgetting the lyrics to 'Despacito'-the smash hit that features him in its remixed version-during a recent gig. To add insult to injury, he blurted random syllables during the song's Spanish chorus, and replaced some words with 'burrito' and 'dorito.'

While some people found Justin's actions rude, the Puerto Rican music artist behind the song, Luis Fonsi, defended the former, pointing out that Spanish is not the Canadian pop star's 'main language' and thus should be given 'a little pass.'

'I mean, obviously, I'd love for him to learn it...but I don't blame him,' Luis told ABC News Radio.

He added: 'We had full-English lyrics and, yet, he decided to take the time to record it in Spanish, because he wanted to keep the originality of the song...So, I actually applaud the fact that he took the time in the recording studio to do it. And he did a great job.'

COPYRIGHT 2017 Asianet-Pakistan
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2017 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Philippines Daily Inquirer (Makati City, Philippines)
Date:Jun 26, 2017
Previous Article:Quirky 'mashups' hit the spot with moviegoers.
Next Article:DOTr seeks China funding for PNR south line.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters