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Yo-Yo Ma and Ashlee Simpson Have More in Common Than You Think

Jenny Laden's Red Mountain (2008).

As if it wasn't embarrassing enough that John Roberts flubbed the presidential oath during the inauguration of Barack Obama on Tuesday, now comes word that Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman lip-synced mimed their performance. Apparently, it was too cold for their Stradivarius instruments to stay in tune, so they were forced to employ a backing track to avoid sounding like Poindexter in Revenge of the Nerds. Well, at least they didn't blame it on acid reflux! [TMZ]

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