Beyonce offers a glimpse of her Super Bowl XLVII halftime show

January 30, 2013

Beyonce will sing Sunday night for an even bigger crowd that the Inauguration attracted. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images)

While you ponder some important questions about Beyonce — Did she lip sync the national anthem at the Inauguration? Will she lip sync the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show? Does it matter if she does? What? She sings? — you can check out her preparations for Sunday’s big show on her website.

Move over, Ed Hochuli. (Courtesy iam.beyonce)
This is not Ed Hochuli. (Courtesy iam.beyonce)

She has posted rehearsal pictures at iam.beyonce.com (the gallery starts with a nice little photo of her impersonating Ed Hochuli) and will meet with the media Thursday in New Orleans. So far, she hasn’t addressed the controversy about whether she really sang at the Inauguration.

Nor is there any word about whether Sunday’s halftime show might include a reunion with Destiny’s Child.

And then there’s the rumor that she made outrageous diva-like demands of the NFL. The league squelched that one, with Brian McCarthy, the vice-president for communications, telling TMZ.com, “Beyonce and her team have been great to work with throughout this process. . . . We have enjoyed her creativity, vision and spirit in putting on a great show that is truly a Super Bowl performance.”

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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