Watch Fox News’ Pete Hegseth Hilariously Try and Fail to Sing ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’
Fox News viewers got a rare “treat” Sunday morning when weekend host Pete Hegseth tried to dazzle viewers by singing along with the insipid Billy Joel pop hit “We Didn’t Start the Fire”, and flamed out like the titular conflagration.
On Sunday morning’s edition of Fox & Friends, the second-worst Billy Joel song — according to a recent New York Magazine ranking — played the show back from a commercial break, and Hegseth boasted that “My junior high choir teacher used to play this once a week and we would sing along.”
But when his co-hosts challenged Hegseth to sing along, he could only manage the occasional isolated line, including one that sounded like “Einstein, Wiggums Dean, women’s got a winning team,” before admitting his failure.
“Boo!” Hegseth said. “Give me one or two practice runs and I’ve got it.”
Perhaps Hegseth would have had an easier time with a Trump-centric version of the song, like “Cohen, Flynn, Manafort/Justices who won’t abort. Soviets were good and strong, Obama was the pres too long/To Putin, I say ‘Danke,’ wish I could date Ivanka/Build the Wall! Make it tall! Grab ’em by the pu-ssay!”
Co-host Ed Henry noted the tune’s low placement on the recent ranking, and declared it “fun,” while co-host Jedediah Bila said it was “a great song to dance to.”
Thank goodness we we spared that demonstration.
Watch the clip above, via Fox News.
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