Menu
Entertainment

‘Pink just threw the most shade’

Pink's facial expression represented all of us during Christina Aguilera's AMAs performance.
Pink's facial expression represented all of us during Christina Aguilera's AMAs performance.

CHRISTINA Aguilera hit something of a bum note with her much-hyped Whitney Houston tribute at today's American Music Awards - and one former musical rival stole the show with an instantly viral reaction shot.

Aguilera took to the stage to perform a medley of songs from Houston's film The Bodyguard, which turns 25 this year. She opened with arguably the late diva's signature song, I Will Always Love You - and despite her powerhouse vocals, proved that Houston's iconic performance is hard for anybody to live up to.

Cameras cut to fellow pop star Pink in the audience, her eyes locked on Christina, her expression - what? Pain? Concentration? Sadness? Horror? Who knows:

The cameras cut to Pink again later in the song, and her expression had by then softened - she was shown smiling and applauding. After the performance, she was quick to clear up any confusion about her feelings towards her old Lady Marmalade singing partner.

"Christina f***ing killed it tonight for one of our favorite singers ever. This about Whitney, and I am in awe of Christina's talent. Show the clip where I'm in tears, you negative Nancy's," she tweeted.

Aguilera followed up that classic song with snatches of other Bodyguard hits I Have Nothing and I'm Every Woman - but viewers at home were still stuck on that reaction shot from Pink.

Others were entirely distracted during Aguilera's performance by the Genie In A Bottle singer's sudden apparent resemblance to Australian-born rapper Iggy Azalea:

Topics:  celebrity christina aguilera pink



Marine Rescue leads to life of memories at sea

BON VOYAGE: Bernie Gabriel reflects on his time in the Marine Rescue NSW Service.

Bernie Gabriel looks back on early days.

Long road ahead to ease pain of stabbing death

Imogen Larter with horse Nelson.

Victim's family tells of heartache, healing

Local Partners

Kylie reveals ‘nervous breakdown’ over split

KYLIE Minogue was left heartbroken when she split last year from her fiance Joshua Sasse, saying she thinks she had “a nervous breakdown” and has taken time to...

I’m a Celeb outrage: ‘You’ve hit rock bottom’

David and Lisa Oldfield pose for a portrait at their home in Belrose.

VIEWERS vent their anger and disappointment at the latest intruders.

Shock twist: MAFS affair explodes

A mess.

The final decision left everyone stunned.

Stone the flamin’ crows: Home and Away actor's new project

Ray Meagher has launched his own line of hot sauce.

Stone the flamin’ crows! Actor releases own line of hot sauce

Audience member shocked penis puppeteer

Rich Binning and Barry Brisco from Puppetry of the Penis.

It takes a lot to shock Rich Binning who appears nude on stage

What’s the greatest 1980s movie ever?

That lift, featuring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, back when she had a normal nose.

From Dirty Dancing and Crocodile Dundee to Die Hard

Jennifer Lawrence flaunts her nudity on set

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere of "Red Sparrow" at the Newseum on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Washington. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)Source:AP

Jennifer Lawrence so comfortable on Red Sparrow set, she went naked