On the other hand, the hate, envy or whatever it is palpable.
What is it , bear ? Enlighten us.
The vitriolic responses to a casting and directing call in a performance are hard to fathom.
How is this different from an actor/actress in a movie lip synching to a song performed
by another ?
Even the wsj got into it with a 1/4 page spread.
Broadcasters knew of Olympic singer's body double | Top News | Reuters
"This is a technical decision," IOC Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli said. "We have to put it in the context of the opening ceremony. That is a casting issue that we have in every performance."
China: The land run by phonies - Full Comment
China: The land run by phonies Posted: August 13, 2008, 1:21 PM by Jonathan Kay
During Friday’s opening ceremonies in Beijing, a 9-year-old girl named Lin Miaoke ... But the voice coming out of our TV sets wasn’t hers.
10 lip-synching hall of shamers - Los Angeles Times
10 lip-synching hall of shamers
By Denise Martin, Special to the Times
and Stephanie Lysaght, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Chinese put a whole new face on fakery with lip-synching cutie
Chinese put a whole new face on fakery with lip-synching cutie Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
The skies may be clearing up over Beijing, but the face China tried to paint on the 2008 Olympic Games is breaking out in blemishes.
Olympic Buzz: Another Milli Vanilli
Don’t look for China’s Lin Miaoke on “American Idol.”
One little girl had the looks. The other had the voice.
1 Song, but 2 Girls
By SKY CANAVES and GEOFFREY A. FOWLER
August 13, 2008; Page A18
BEIJING -- Officials said that a child who appeared to sing a patriotic song during the Opening Ceremonies was actually lip-syncing to a recorded version sung by another girl who was deemed less physically attractive.