P!nk battles flu ahead of Super Bowl National Anthem performance

Pop star P!nk has been rehearsing for her Super Bowl performance, although she is battling the flu, according to The Washington Post. Known for her spectacular high-flying performances, P!nk is determined to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at U.S. Stadium in Minneapolis before the big game between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles.

The pop star blamed her two children for her flu in an Instagram post, stating they “cough into my mouth and I can’t stop them ’cause they’re so cute. The entire  Instagram post can be seen at the bottom of this article.

Pink revealed that she has been waiting to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” since her idol Whitney Houston owned it in 1991. She seems determined to live this dream in spite of feeling ill.

Pink was nominated for the best pop solo performance for her song “What about Us.” The took the stage at the Grammy Awards to sing a powerful rendition of “Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken,” from her album Beautiful Trauma, according to People.

Pop star Justin Timberlake, who recently released his album Man of the Woods, will perform the Half Time Show at Super Bowl LII. 

Trying to practice the flu away. I’ve been waiting to sing this song since 1991 when I saw my idol, Whitney Houston, own this song. And now, my chance has finally come. And it just so happens that this chance comes when I have two small Petri dish kids who literally cough INTO MY MOUTH and rub their snot on my cheek. You can’t write this stuff I swear! And here we are. I’ve arrived at another one of my dreams which is slowly becoming a sort of nightmare. I will tell you, this is one of the biggest honors of my life, singing this song in front of my family, my military family, my dad and brother and step mama and family and the world. And the EAGLES!?!?! I promise I will do my best, as I always do. As far as the gremlins that got me into this mess, you can cough at me for the rest of your lives. If it’s a contest, babies, you win. #spreadthelove #spreadthegerms #pleasegivememyvoiceback #ificansingimgonnakillit

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