Twitter takes off when Marc Anthony sings 'God Bless America'

Twitter takes off when Marc Anthony sings 'God Bless America'

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Marc Anthony singing during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field

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by WCNC.com Staff

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Posted on July 19, 2013 at 8:13 AM

Tuesday night, social media was atwitter in protest of a Latino singing at a national sporting event.

We're talking about New York-born Marc Anthony singing 'God Bless America' at Tuesday night's All Star Game.

Anthony performed during the seventh inning stretch, prompting many on social media to criticize the singer, with some calling the performance "un-American."

Many tweeted in support of Anthony:

While others tweeted sarcastic comments to fuel the fire.

Watch his All Star Game performance below:

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